Deleted Files

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Wed Jun 2 11:38:53 CDT 2010


Too little information. I can think of at least one way: Volume Corruption. I can think of another way: File was not saved where you thought it was saved. Yet another way: User or app appears to have saved the file but in reality, didn't. 

Bob


On Jun 2, 2010, at 9:02 AM, Dan Friedman wrote:

> Hey...
> 
> I am writing compressed XML data to file on a server using the put command.  Every now and then, I get a report from a user that when they go to read the data, they are getting an error.  When I look on the server, the file is gone!  Not empty, not zero K... just gone - nonexistent!
> 
> Let's assume for a moment that the file was there to begin with, and there is no one messing with the data and secretly deleting things.  It must be something in my app that is causing this.  But, what could it be?  Nowhere am I deleting a file.
> 
> Can anyone think of a way you could delete a file without actually deleting it?
> 
> I tried:
> 
> 	put compress("") into url x
> 
> I thought that compressing "empty" might do something funny.  But it didn't, it just wrote some gargly-goop.
> 
> 
> ANY thoughts out there??
> 
> Thank you in advance,
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