[LON-CAPA-users] dots in file names not allowed?

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 4 Dec 2006 17:36:01 -0500 (EST)

Hi Jay,

> Okay, so now I'm in a bit of a pickle. Before I knew of this convention I
> uploaded a zip file containing lots of questions numbered like
> question.N.problem where "N" runs from 1 to ~750. When I unpacked the zip
> file there was no warning or error messages. So now I have a directory full
> of questions that I seem to be unable to delete, edit, etc. 
> It complains that I do not have authoring privileges whenever I try to do
> anything to file (view, edit, etc.). 
> Suggestions for how to delete all these files?

Someone with shell access will have to do it for you unfortunately.

Or they could script renaming them to

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