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Re: get rid of files and directories with spaces in them



Tim:
>> See what you get with ls rather than rm, first, if you're using
>> wildcards.  You don't want to delete more than you expect to.

Kevin J. Cummings:
> Isn't that what the -i/--interactive option is for?  It lets you say
> y/n to each removal.  I believe its set through an alias for root by
> default, but not for normal users.

I don't know what the original poster's environment is, but it's a dicey
thing to do wildcard deletions, hoping that something else will save you
from yourself.

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