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Re: colons with rsync
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Max Bowsher <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 12:04:49 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: colons with rsync
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> 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.
Yeah, thanks. I remember there was a discussion of this a while ago, but
couldn't find it (I did browse the user's guide too, with similar
results). In any case, this is not at all what the OP wanted.
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