Re: [OT] deleting dot files on remote server with ftp [SOLVED]
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Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
| On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 12:09:07AM +0100, Tim wrote:
| | rmdir -f and rm -f both fail. If I delete the offending file, a new one
| | takes its place, named (eg) .nfs90301.
| | Any suggestions?
| Find out what is creating the file, and solve the real issue.
| I know it is related to NFS and locking or temp files or some such.
| There is (probably) a process running on either the remote server or
| an NFS client of the remote server that keeps creating the temporary
| files. The solution is to stop that process from (re)creating the
Thanks Derrick and Alan.
Going to bed was the answer, ie, shutdown and reboot killed that
process. No problems deleting the directory this morning.
One day I'll shout myself a silent PSU then will see if I can go for a
Seems the file gets created when I exit weex ungracefully (Ctrl-C).
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