Re: Filename completion(?) bug?

Gregory Youngblood (
Sun, 1 Dec 1996 00:02:42 -0600 (CST)

> Consider a scenario where we have the file:
> coyote:/home/jonas# ls -l D*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 jonas users 5 Dec 1 00:53 D:\\TEMP\\DUMMY

How about:
rm "D:\\TEMP\\DUMMY"
rm D:\\\\TEMP\\\\DUMMY

> Now, I want to remove this file, so I go:
> coyote:/home/jonas# rm D:<tab>
> And Linux expands this to:
> coyote:/home/jonas# rm D:\TEMP\DUMMY
> , which, ofcourse results in a "rm: D:TEMPDUMMY: No such file or
> directory". Can this be fixed in some easy way?

Is it d:\TEMP\DUMMY or D:\\TEMP\\DUMMY ??

If it is D:\TEMP\DUMMY, try rm "D:\TEMP\DUMMY" or rm D:\\TEMP\\DUMMY

I dont know if any of these will work, but it is worth a shot.