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

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Dec 15 14:43:10 UTC 2009


At Tue, 15 Dec 2009 21:47:45 +0800 (CST) CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> 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?

On *any* UNIX system (this *always* works):

rm ./--filename

Using GNU File Tools (this should work under CentOS):

rm -- --filename

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