Odd file created in /

Ceri Davies ceri at submonkey.net
Sat Feb 18 04:19:55 PST 2006

On 18/2/06 10:27, "Mike Loiterman" <mike at ascendency.net> wrote:

> I have a file in / called -P.  It is a socket file I believe I created by
> mistake while trying to get mysql, spamassassin, or something similar to
> work. 
> How can I check for sure to make sure it isn't something important?

Check to see if anything has it open currently.  "netstat -a -f unix" will
do that for you.  Then rename it.  Then wait a week before unlinking it.

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                      -- Moliere

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