Re: Remove funny files
On Mon, Jul 05, 1999 at 08:37:50PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 05, 1999 at 01:49:55AM -0500, Michael Merten wrote:
> > Umm... wouldn't a simple
> > rm '--excude=files.txt'
> > work??
> No. The problem is rm trying to interpret --exclude as an option, not
> the shell being clever.
Ok, I got it now. I tried to 'touch --exclude=files.txt' and got the
'unknown option' error. So... touch ./--exclude=files.txt worked ok,
as did rm ./--exclude=files.txt
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