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Re: How to delete a special directory

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Try this (works with bash on BSD...Linux should be the same)

 rm -rf \-f \-q

Make sure you are in bash...the backslashes escape the - and take it as a
literal.

Cheers
wes


On 2/9/07 7:33 AM, "Scott Pack" <spack@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> M?rio Gamito [gamito@xxxxxxxxx] wrote:
>> I've accidently created two directories: -f and -q
>> 
>> Now, i can't remove them with rm -rf -f -q
>> I get an error.
>> 
> 
> Try giving the full path name to the directory.  Such as,
> rm -rdf ./-f ./-q
> 
> 
> 
> 
> S.

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