Can't remove or move file
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Fri Aug 20 17:09:03 UTC 2010
On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 09:00:54AM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> This is a new one for me. I converted a YouTube selection using
> youtube_dl and the file that was created was named -elDeJaPWGg.flv.
> When I try to rename it, or delete it, I get an error message thus:
> root@ ~: rm -elDeJaPWGg.flv
> rm: illegal option -- e
> usage: rm [-f | -i] [-dIPRrvW] file ...
> unlink file
> No switch with either the rm or mv command works. What is actually
> going on here?
Among all the other suggestions this one was missing:
A similar stunt is required when using less to view +DESC and +CONTENTS
files in /var/db/pkg/*/ as the leading plus sign has meaning to less on
the command line.
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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