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Re: CVS download problem

Quoting Jeffrey Stephens:
> I just downloaded Scheme from the CVS website at 
> www.cs.utah.edu/plt/anoncvs/
> In previous downloads from this site CVS always created the directory 
> "plt" and
> downloaded all files into it.  Now a directory named "-P" is created 
> instead.

What CVS client are you using? (Apparently, it has a different set of
command-line flags than the ones I use.)

> I suppose
> I should know this, but how do I 'mv', 'cp', or 'rm' a directory that 
> begins with a '-'? I
> tried the obvious by enclosing -P in single and double quotes but 
> neither works.

"mv -- -P <newname>" will probably work.