How to “cd” into a directory with name like “-test”

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If you’ll ever have a situation that you need to enter into a directory with a name like “-test” or any other starting with “-“, this is a post for you.

Solution: You need to use — argument.

So, one way to do this is:

cd -- -test

Other way to do this is to specify the path explicitly:

cd ./-test

Btw, if you would like to delete a directory called like this, you should do next:

rm -r -- -test

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