[thelist] Linux Tar Question

Dean Mah dsmah at home.com
Wed Jan 10 01:09:26 CST 2001

I don't think that you can actually suppress them...  You could
redirect them to /dev/null.

If the file removing technique from the other response doesn't work,
you might try 'rm -i *' and keep hitting 'n' until you get to the file
that you want to remove.


CDitty writes:

> Looks like you are correct.  I saw the errors and didn't think to look and 
> see the output.  Do you know how I can get rid of the messages that are 
> returned?
> Also, it seems that in my experimentation, that I created a file called 
> --exclude=stats.  Any idea on how to delete it?  I tried rm -f 
> "--exclude=stats", rm -f '--exclude=stats'.  Everytime, unknown option.

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