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Re: Files with attribute temporary invisible in cygwin




On Mar  9 21:04, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar  9 14:56, Pavel Kudrna wrote:
> > On 9/3/2018 10:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Mar  9 00:43, Pavel Kudrna wrote:
> > > > There exist files in windows 7 which can't be deleted using cygwin "rm"
> > > > command. Files are visible from windows command line or Windows Explorer but
> > > > are invisible by "ls -lA" command:
> > > 
> > > https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2018-02/msg00162.html
> > > 
> > > Corinna
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > With the snapshot 2018-02-14 files with temporary attribute are visible and
> > deletable.
> > 
> > But still I have directories undeletable using "rm -R" which contain files
> > with both hidden and temporary attributes set.
> 
> Duh.  I *knew* I had to remove this "hiding O_TMPFILE files from
> readdir" at one point.  No wonder I wrote a matching comment right from
> the start.
> 
> Of course this can't work with rm -r.  Given rm doesn't see this file it
> never unlinks it, so the parent dir can't be removed.
> 
> I add this to my List Of Really Bad Ideas.
> 
> Still, what files have both attributes set?  What application is
> creating these files?  Apart from Cygwin, of course, but Cygwin
> O_TMPFILE files are delete-on-close.

New snapshot up at https://cygwin.com/snapshots/

Please give it a try.


Thanks,
Corinna

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