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Old 01-07-2008
Retrieving deleted files

I mistakenly deleted a script from the UNIX server. Is there any command i can type that i will retrieve my script?
# 2  
Old 01-07-2008
no. you will need to restore it from a backup.
# 3  
Old 01-07-2008
Is there any chance you have another link to the script (ie multiple hardlinks to it?)
Do you know the inode number?

Do you have the contents of the script in a scrollback buffer on one of your terminals?
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Old 01-07-2008
Did you do an "ls -la" to see if you have the invisible auto backup file for it:
Code:
Ex.  scriptname.sh~

Also, I have posted this twice before:
This looks interesting. It's called "unrm".
freshmeat.net: Project details for unrm

You're dilemma is a good reminder to us all to backup important scripts somewhere safe. Smilie
 

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