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Re: [vox-tech] Removing Files
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Re: [vox-tech] Removing Files

This isn't a FAT file system by any chance, is it?


On Thu, 20 May 2004, Daniel Hurt wrote:

> 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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