How a file is deleted in ufs2?
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Apr 14 06:47:29 UTC 2006
On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 04:16:18AM -0400, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Apr 2006 22:56:11 +1000 (EST)
> Bruce Evans <bde at zeta.org.au> wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Scott Long wrote:
> > > IOW, there is no easy way to undelete a file.
> > This is currently true, except in the rare case where undelete(2) works.
> Oh, so it has worked for someone. I always wonder why we have this
> functionality when I have never been able to make it work. Using
> rm(1) that is.
The undelete() system call attempts to recover the deleted file named by
path. Currently, this works only when the named object is a whiteout in
a union file system.
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