[jp] Cannot delete/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-xx-xxfiles, J-Pilot 0.99

Bob Collins bcollins at fpcc.net
Fri Mar 21 20:16:22 EST 2003


Hello Jason Day,

Error message while syncing:

Expiring old archives...
Expiring /home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16
Can't open manifest file
/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16/.manifest.
Please delete archive directory
/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16 by hand.
Expiring /home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-13 at 12:01:12
Can't open manifest file
/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-13 at 12:01:12/.manifest.
Please delete archive directory
/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-13 at 12:01:12 by hand.
Expiring /home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-19 at 21:55:23
Can't open manifest file
/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-19 at 21:55:23/.manifest.
Please delete archive directory
/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-19 at 21:55:23 by hand.
Expiring /home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-03-01 at 15:13:07
Backup: sync complete
Fetching 'Saved Preferences'... OK
Finished.

> What error are you getting?  You will probably need to quote the
> directory, ie:
>   rm -rf '~/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003...'

bob at linux:~/.jpilot/Backup> ls
Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16  Archive_2003-03-20 at 23:07:30  active.dbm
Archive_2003-01-19 at 21:55:23  Archive_2003-03-20 at 23:15:18  inactive.dbm
Archive_2003-03-20 at 22:06:58  LatestArchive                prefs.dbm
bob at linux:~/.jpilot/Backup> rm -rf 'Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16/'
rm: cannot remove `Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16/AddressStatesDB.pdb':
Permission denied
bob at linux:~/.jpilot/Backup>

 
> If that doesn't work, try to cd to the directory.  If you can do that,
> try deleting all the files inside.  Then cd up one directory and try
> removing the directory. 

bob at linux:~/.jpilot/Backup> cd Archive_2003-01-03\@15\:22\:16/
bob at linux:~/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16> ls
ls: AddressStatesDB.pdb: Permission denied
bob at linux:~/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16>

Thanks for your help on this.  
Bob



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