Simple question regarding touch and mv

Roger Heflin rogerheflin at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 14:54:58 UTC 2008


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> Don't some programs interpret -- as stdin?
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No.

But some programs do interpret -- as no more options after this.

so:

"touch -- -foo" will work as the -- tells touch that there are no
options after this.




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