Coda File System

Re: Inconsistent files that coda report as not inconsistent

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 12:10:50 -0400
On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 08:38:38AM -0600, Patrick Walsh wrote:
> 	I did a fresh download of all of the directory tree, deleted the update
> and update.last targets in coda, and tried doing the mv command above
> (the third command) by hand.  After the move there weren't any
> conflicts, but the mv command returned some funny error messages.  The
> bulk of the messages were reporting problems with changing the
> permissions, which I know I can ignore:
> /bin/mv: preserving ownership for `/coda/.../update': Permission denied
> But towards the end of the mv operation I saw a few errors like this:
> /bin/mv: cannot create regular file
> `/coda/.../update/remupd/@7f000001.00000c94.00009927_at_director': Invalid
> argument

At this point some file is probably already a conflict (the create or
subsequent operation created a conflict). So something is trying to
follow the dangling link.

Does it work if you do not run this script as root?

Received on 2005-07-14 12:12:30