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RE: deleting a file ending with a dot
- From: "Morche Matthias" <Matthias dot Morche at szm dot de>
- To: <cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 15:07:41 +0100
- Subject: RE: deleting a file ending with a dot
Your answer confirms my assumption that there are hidden chars trailing the dot: try ls -q cachedmetrics* and use the result to delete...
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> Subject: Re: deleting a file ending with a dot
> Hello, David!
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 12:05:31PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
> > Maybe there's a problem with the perms on it? What
> output do you get from
> > "ls -la file." and from "cacls file." ?
> ls: cachedmetrics.: No such file or directory
> I don't have cacls installed, but getfacl also says "No such file or
> > BTW, this would have been a better bug report...
> I'm afraid that this is a Windows feature :) -- to be able to create
> files and then not to be able to work with them :/ .
> > ... if you had told us what
> > actually *happened* when you tried all those things - did
> you get error
> > messages? Did unlink return an error code? Or did just
> nothing happen? Or
> > did your machine BSOD and start smoke pouring out the back?
> Knowing what
> > happened is the first clue to start working out what went
> wrong, you see.
> Thanks for the tip :) . All programs said that they cannot find such a
> file. Unlink returned ENOENT. When I click on "Properties",
> there is no
> file name in the window.
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