how to rename a file with "!", "?", and other strange chars?

Parv parv at
Sun Sep 18 01:57:35 PDT 2005

in message <20050917232747.GA76966 at>,
wrote Gary Kline thusly...
> I scarfed up a slew of php files that are around 100 bytes in
> strlen and with "\ " and other non-shell-friendly bytes.  Is there
> a way to use perl to chop off the first N bytes?
> For example, a file many be named 00001\ 00002xyz\?00003=Test.php.
> What's the most logical way to perl this file to "Test.php?



  - Parv


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