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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 13:26:55 +0100
- Subject: RE: deleting a file ending with a dot
Are You shure the filename ends with that dot? Maybe there are unreadable chars appended, so Yozu never gave the correct filename when deleting...
I tried to create a file ending with a dot and did not succeed.
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> Subject: deleting a file ending with a dot
> tar has created a file ending with a dot, and now I can't delete it
> (I've tried rm, del in cmd, explorer, far, unlink call with
> and without
> -mno-cygwin). What would you suggest before I search an 8-GB
> volume for
> the directory entry with a disk editor? I would appreciate any help
> (pointers to NTFS directory structure description also welcome).
> Scandisk didn't report any problems.
> Thanks in advance,
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