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Date:      Wed, 8 Feb 2012 10:02:49 -0800
From:      David Brodbeck <gull@gull.us>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 'rm' Can not delete files
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2012/2/7 Ingo Hofmann <ingo.hofmann@dont-panic.org>:
> What helps me sometimes is wrapping it up:
>
> for i in *; do rm $i; done

Won't that just expand the * and result in the same problem?  It seems
like you've just moved the problem from the rm statement to the for
statement.



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