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Re: rm a file with name '--min-size=8'



James Wilkinson wrote:
> Yuandan Zhang wrote:
>> I incidantly created file named as '--min-size=8'.
> 
> kevin kempter dataintellect com wrote:
>> try this:
>> $ rm -i *
>>
>> answer no for all files in the dir except for the one you want to delete
>>
>> or something like rm -i *size*
> 
> That won't actually work. The shell will expand either "*" or "*size*"
> to include "--min-size=8" before rm sees it, and then rm will complain.
> 
> The double dashes are the easiest way to go.

My cats are getting really pissed off that everyone is trying to find
multiple ways of skinning them.

Can't anyone be happy with simply doing a "man rm" to learn how it is done?


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