Re: About the \r bug in Ascii Pfiles

From: George Greer (
Date: 08/18/01

On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Welcor wrote:

>I'm wondering if there's an easy (ie. non-manual) way of removing files
>containing special chars. I've had the bug with the DOS pfiles, causing
>a lot of files to be created with special chars in the filename:

With the Bash shell you can insert a literal character on the command line
with CTRL+Q CTRL+V. So to put a CTRL+R in you'd type:


Same goes for tabs (CTRL+Q CTRL+V TAB), which is what I usually use it for.

I don't know abou tcsh, zsh, ksh, or the other shells though.

George Greer

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