rm -- "$0" No longer removes file

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BrianD
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rm -- "$0" No longer removes file

Post by BrianD » 2020/10/12 13:01:50

rm -- "$0" No longer removes the file, but simply leaves a "0" in its place. Is this a bug or am I missing something?

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Re: rm -- "$0" No longer removes file

Post by TrevorH » 2020/10/12 14:31:22

What were you expecting it to do? $0 is set to the name of the program you invoked so, for example, if you run echo $0 in a bash shell you get the answer 'bash' so if you are intending to rm bash then your command is correct. If not then it's not.
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