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renombrar un archivo que inicia con guion

Terminal - renombrar un archivo que inicia con guion
find . -name "-help" -exec mv {} help.txt \;
2009-08-06 20:43:30
User: petrohs
Functions: find mv
renombrar un archivo que inicia con guion


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According to Google translate, it means something like "rename a file that starts with a hyphen". This is a complicated and unsafe way of doing it; if there's another file with the same name deeper down in the directory tree, it will overwrite the first one.

Anyway, a better solution is

mv ./-help help.txt

Comment by sunny256 297 weeks and 1 day ago

Or use "--" to signify the end of the flags:

mv -- -help help.txt

(Anything after -- is treated as an argument, not an option)

Comment by flatcap 297 weeks and 1 day ago
Comment by zyxzak 297 weeks ago

?Escribamos ingl?s, por favor! Muchos usairos de este sitio web no comprenden el castellano.

Let's please write English. Many users of this website do not comprend Spanish.

Comment by penpen 296 weeks and 5 days ago

s/comprend/comprehend/ - such mistakes happen when you are in the wrong language mode ^^

Comment by penpen 296 weeks and 5 days ago

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