[jp] Cannotdelete/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-xx-xxfiles, J-Pilot 0.99

Bob Collins bcollins at fpcc.net
Sat Mar 22 21:40:42 EST 2003


Jason Day wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 06:16:22PM -0700, Bob Collins wrote:
> [snip]
> > 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
> 
> This looks like an ownership problem; for some reason, the file
> AddressStatesDB.pdb isn't owned by you.  But...
> 
> [snip]
> > 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
> 
> I'm not sure what would cause this.  Can you do a full listing of this
> directory (ls -la) as root?  If you don't have root, what does a full
> listing as your normal user look like?
> 
[snip]

Password:
linux:/home/bob # whoami
root
linux:/home/bob # cd .jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03\@15\:22\:16/
linux:/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16 # ls -la
ls: AddressStatesDB.pdb: Permission denied
total 0
drwxr-xr-x    2 bob      users          70 2003-01-19 21:56 .
drwxr-xr-x    7 bob      users         358 2003-03-22 16:43 ..
linux:/home/bob/.jpilot/Backup/Archive_2003-01-03 at 15:22:16 #

Thanks for your help with this.

Bob



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