sh scripting question

Michael Schuster michaelsprivate at
Fri Oct 16 11:28:10 UTC 2020

On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 1:25 PM Ralf Mardorf <ralf-mardorf at>

> [...]
> On the quick I was unable to create a file with a
> /
> in it's name (Linux, login shell bash, just using shell commands, no
> tool explicitly aimed to edit/corrupt file system entries). I guess a
> file name containing a "/" overTRUMPs all other odd file names.

that's because '/' is interpreted by the kernel, whereas all other
"special" characters are special to the shell(s).
Michael Schuster
recursion, n: see 'recursion'

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