Oh! bash is confusing (was Re: [Ilugc] bash escape - use quotes)
- From: sridharinfinity@xxxxxxxxx (Sridhar R)
- Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 05:37:04 -0800 (PST)
--- nagendra <nchumbal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
At 06:31 PM 2/16/2004 +0530, Ramanraj K wrote:
Sridhar R wrote:
How to delete file ??rm '??'
$ touch a??b
$ rm a??b # works
$ touch a##b
$ rm a##b # works
$ touch ??
$ rm ?? # works!! ;>-
$ touch ^V^G^V^G
$ rm ?? # works! sigh!
(Suraj! note the above. I said about a file '??'. I
was unable to remove it using
$ rm ??
But now, for `touch ^V^G^V^G` it works. Bash is very
"How do you power off this machine?" (Linus, when upgrading
linux.cs.helsinki.fi, and after using the machine for several months.)
Email: r_sridhar AT users DOT sf DOT net
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