On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 23:06:29 -0400 (EDT), Michael Sharp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I'm having a brain freeze tonight and apparently forgot some > basic UNIX commands.. > > what is the command to remove the file "--directory" > > rm *directory* = nope > rm "*directory*" = nope > rm \-\-\directory = nope > rm -i * = nope and dosent even see the file rm ./-directory
> > Also, if I'm in / and want to tar the entire filesystem > EXCLUDING the > directory jail ( /jail ) what would be the switches to tar? > Lookup --exclude in man tar. You want : $ tar cvf file.tar --exclude jail . > Dana > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"