file with no name -- cannot be deleted

Toby Kelsey toby_kelsey at
Wed Nov 8 20:13:14 UTC 2006

Nancy Rudins wrote:
> rm -rf ./yyy
> doesn't work try this since you have the inode number from ls -i :
> find . -inum 4232799 -exec rm {}\;

Also something that may work if rm doesn't

   tar -cv --remove-files -f dummy.tar yyy
   rm dummy.tar


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