[thelist] Linux Tar Question

Andrew Forsberg andrew at thepander.co.nz
Wed Jan 10 01:38:26 CST 2001

>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.
>  > 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.

Another way, if you don't mind doing it interactively, is to use 
emacs or midnight commander to rename / delete the file.


More information about the thelist mailing list