How To Delete Files with Special Characters
Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
The following document assumes a PATH variable that contains /usr/sbin and /usr/bin.
For commands or files that normally exist outside of these common directories, full paths are specified.
Several occasions exist where a mangled filename prevent them from being deleted by the usual standard rm syntax.
The solution contains some examples of how to deal with the problem.
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