Efren Bravo wrote:

Accidentally I've created a file called -exclude
and now I cann't delete it.

I tried with:

rm -exclude and rm *exclude but it returns this:

rm: illegal option -- -
usage: rm [-f | -i] [-dIPRrvW] file ...
       unlink file

How can I delete it?

You have probably found that anything you try errors because the shell thinks -e is a switch. The easiest way is to find the files inode number and delete the file using that.

director# ls -i
107008 .bash_history 107760 .login 107759 .mail_aliases 107764 .profile 107765 .shrc 107758 .cshrc 107761 .login_conf 107762 .mailrc 107763 .rhosts

then use find to remove the file.

director# find . -inum 107763 -exec rm -i {} \;
remove ./.rhosts? y

This works for all manner of funky file names. I had done that many times before, generally from not reading man pages and passing switches to programs that didn't expect it, or by piping commands incorrectly.

Three years now I've asked Google why they don't have a
logo change for Memorial Day. Why do they choose to do logos
for other non-international holidays, but nothing for

Maybe they forgot who made that choice possible.
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