Odd file created in /

Mike Loiterman mike at ascendency.net
Sat Feb 18 07:55:35 PST 2006

Ceri Davies <mailto:ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
> 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. 
> Ceri

Nothing had it open.  Took me a second to figure out the "--" option so that
mv would rename it.  :)

How do I unlink it?

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