On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 08:59:46 +0400 Sergey Zaharchenko <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 11:51:09PM -0400, > [EMAIL PROTECTED] probably wrote: > > On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 20:29:35 -0700 > > Hemal Pandya <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > 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 > > > > funny, though i tried these on a test directory... > > > > rm ./-test > > rm -- --test > > > > You're missing the -r: > > $ rm -r -- --test actually, *i* suggested using -r. what i don't get is the dashes. it works just fine without. ...at least for me. please see my last message. > > should work. > > -- > DoubleF > The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to > chance. > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"