removing a file with hyphens

Jonathan Stowe jns at
Thu Jun 7 12:16:17 BST 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 11:45 +0100, Kaoru wrote:
> Hey,
> With most of the basic bash commands 

er 'rm', 'mv' et al are *not* "basic bash commands" - they are separate
programs.  IIRC the use of '--' to indicate the end of the options
predates GNU (and hence bash) by some years.


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