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Re: [vox-tech] Removing Files



Tim Riley wrote:
Try writing a C program to remove these using the unlink() system
call.

I tried writing a C program to solve the problem and no luck. Here is a link to a bzipped copy of the file if you are interested in looking at it:

http://www.mcising.net/files/test.c.bz2

The program takes the current working directory and then prints the contents out. Then it tries to match any file starting with the character "E" and unlinks that file ( *** BE CAREFUL if you run it, it will unlink all files in the current directory that match that criteria without asking!!! ). The results of running the program are ( no different if run as root ):

[/usr/media/movies] # ./a.out
.
..
Evil Dead 3 - Army of Darkness (Director´s Cut).avi
Found the File!
Full Filename:
/usr/media/movies/Evil Dead 3 - Army of Darkness (Director´s Cut).avi
Could not delete file
Error: No such file or directory
a.out
test.c.bz2

Dan
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