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Old 07-05-2007
file deleting question

somehow one of my directories got a number of files whose names start with a dash -
e.g. -1129.txt

how can I remove them?
If I issue rm -1129.txt I get the message of illegal options
if I issue rm /-1129.txt I get a message that -1129.txt is not found

Lisa
HP-UX 11.23 i64
# 2  
Old 07-05-2007
rm ./-1129.txt
# 3  
Old 07-05-2007
rm -- -1129.txt
or
rm ./-1129.txt
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Old 07-05-2007
thanks - dot slash worked fine.
 
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