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Re: colons with rsync
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> I did manage to create a file called ':saved' (on NTFS). It didn't show
> up in directory listings (simple 'ls'), but did in an explicit 'ls
> :saved'. I also could write to it and read from it, so I'm not sure
> exactly where or how the file was created ('mv :saved ./Zsaved' said "mv:
> cannot move `:saved' to a subdirectory of itself, `./Zsaved'", so I'm
> guessing Win2k got pretty confused). 'rm :saved' worked, though.
I think the data went into a named stream attached to the directory you did
these tests in. That would be consistent with the mv error.
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