Re: Unable to del an OS file with special char - need ideas
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 11:59:58 -0700
On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Bobak, Mark <Mark.Bobak_at_proquest.com> wrote:
> Another option:
> rm -- -C
Ah, one of the rare folks that knows about '--'.
FYI for those new to it, '--' works for many linux/unix commands
Most std *nix commands accept the argument -- as meaning 'this is the end of
command line options,
everything past here is literal'
This is part of the getopt function in the stdlib.
-- Jared Still Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Wed Jul 09 2008 - 13:59:58 CDT