On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 09:29:07AM +0100, Colm Buckley wrote:
> Short solution: rm ./--preserve-permissions
>> Longer, more generalised solution : rm -- --preserve-permissions
no, that's specific to gnu utilities and newer utils from other sources.
./-weird.name works with any utility. your initial one was the more
general solution as it will work on everything from v7 on up, and with
every app that wants a filename on the command line.
and the / dir should have a . dir. if not, just use /-weird.name.
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