[CentOS] how to delete file "--filename"??

Paul Bijnens Paul.Bijnens at xplanation.com
Tue Dec 15 14:11:33 UTC 2009


On 2009-12-15 14:47, mcclnx mcc wrote:
> i have file on CENTOS 4.6 and I tried to delete it failed.  I have been tried following way but NOT work:
> 
> rm -i *
> rm --filename
> rm \--filename
> rm "\--filename"
> rm '\--filename'
>
> any ideal?

rm --  --filename
rm ./--filename

(the last one works also for the few commands that do not have "--"
to signal end of options)

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