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Hello again, I have two more questions: 1. How can I remove a file whose name starts with a dash? Example, "-error" ? 2. How can I delete an unusually named file using its i-node value? Many thanks in advance Regards Herbert...

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    Hello again,

    I have two more questions:

    1. How can I remove a file whose name starts with a dash? Example,
    "-error" ?

    2. How can I delete an unusually named file using its i-node value?

    Many thanks in advance

    Regards
    Herbert

    Herbert Guest

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    Herbert wrote: 

    rm -- -error

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    On 9 Sep 2005 08:17:08 -0700, Herbert <com> wrote: 

    Are you doing homework? Sure smells like it. Please google for the
    FAQ, it will save us all some time.
     

    Dave Guest

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    Herbert <com> wrote: 

    Please give your posts a more descriptive subject. Just about every
    post here is a unix question.

     

    rm ./-error
    People will suggest other methods, but this is the most universally
    applicable.

     

    Assuming the inode is 12345,
    find . -inum 12345 -exec rm {}\;

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