Control characters in file names
Posted Nov 24, 2010 11:08 UTC (Wed) by vonbrand
In reply to: Control characters in file names
Parent article: Ghosts of Unix past, part 4: High-maintenance designs
Have you tried quoting that (with ', not ")? There are many characters special to the shell in there. Sometimes a "rm -i *" helps by giving the "correct" filename to the selection. In very recalcitrant cases, you could write a proggie that unlinks the file by hardcoded name...
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