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Re: [OT] deleting dot files on remote server with ftp

Tim <helycos@lycos.co.uk> writes:

> I'm using ftp or lftp, and find a file called (eg) .nfs80301.

Some process has an open handle to the file over NFS.

When you have a program with a file open over NFS, but delete the
file (over nfs) the file is renamed as you see it.  When the process
closes, the file gets removed completely.

Kill the process that has that file open, or just ignore it.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - I am the rocks.
Hell hath no fury like a democrat scorned.

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