On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 09:06:10 -0400 (EDT) Jaime <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Can anyone explain this? It looks like I can't delete a given > file. This file has been causing weird errors with just about > everything, including tar, rm, ls -l, etc. It resides on a vinum > RAID-5 array, which is the only strange thing I can think of about it. > > zeus# ls > #pico29506# .login .shrc > cdtashirt.jpg > .addressbook .login_conf > .spamassassin cdtashirtstitch.jpg.addressbook.lu > .mail_aliases December 2002 > Newsletter.docs dead.letter > .aspell.en.prepl .mailrc > Documents mail.aspell.en.pws > .pinerc Lawrence.JPG > mbox.aspell.english.prepl .profile > October 2002 Newsletter.doc public_html.aspell.english.pws > .qmail.backup.from.cyrus October 2002 Newsletter.doc. > .cshrc .rhosts acker > zeus# rm "#pico29506#" > rm: #pico29506#: Bad file descriptor > zeus# whoami > root
# is usually an special character, I usually delete such files with Midnight Commander (mc shell), another possibility might be to not use "" but rather use an \ backslash before every special character. I'm not guaranteeing that it would work though. :/ Heikki S. -- If people say that here and there someone has been taken away and maltreated, I can only reply: You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs. -- Hermann Goering _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"