SUMMARY: Filemgr creating duplicate directories

From: Steve Lee (
Date: Tue Mar 09 1993 - 18:34:26 CST

Yesterday I wrote:

>A SPARC 2 running 4.1.2, OW 3 seems to be creating duplicate directories.
>Suppose that in a directory /proj/kces there are directories a, b and c.
>Some process causes the following directories to be created:
>The original directories are not touched. Needless to say, this causes
>havoc and fills up the disk with duplicate directory structures. My guess
>is that it has something to do with an incorrect usage of file manager,
>but I can't seem to duplicate or cause it no matter what I try. The man
>page for filemgr doesn't mention anything.
>Has anyone heard of this happening, or suggestions on what to do? The obvious
>workaround is to keep scanning directories and then removing them once
>they appear, but the real goal is to eliminate the source of the problem.

Peter Wirdemo of Ericcon Telecom ( in Sweden writes:

When you mark a directory in the filemanager and do an Edit/Cut, the
filemanager moves the directory to

That's it! Thanks for the info...and for
who also responded.

Steven Lee
Director of Technology
Northwest Region
AVCOM Systems, Inc.
550 Kirkland Way, Suite 100
Kirkland, WA 98033
206.828.2725 Voice
206.828.8171 FAX


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