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> terminal wildcard help, rm file "bo*b" * not wildcard?
spray190
post Mar 17 2008, 01:31 PM
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how can you remove using the rm command a file called "bo*b" where * is not a wildcard, so yeah i need to know the command to override the wildcard behaviour.
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post Mar 18 2008, 08:30 AM
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QUOTE (spray190 @ Mar 17 2008, 12:31 PM) *
how can you remove using the rm command a file called "bo*b" where * is not a wildcard, so yeah i need to know the command to override the wildcard behaviour.
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I am in a windows environment right now so I can't test this, but have you tried rm * or rm b*
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michaelk
post Mar 18 2008, 08:52 AM
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Use quotes i.e.
rm "bob*b"
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