How Can I Clean Up Files That Don't Exist?

Lane lane at
Wed Jun 29 04:01:40 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 28 June 2005 22:43, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> On 6/28/2005 8:35 PM Nikolas Britton wrote:
> >It looks, i'm not sure, like they're not vaild file names.
> OK, that might be.  But then the question is "why does tar try to copy
> those files if they are not valid?".  I assume tar is reading the
> directory structure and finding those file names as I'm not specifying
> them directly.  Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Drew
Perhaps the user issuing the 'tar' command does not have read access to these 
files and directories.

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