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I am parsing some directory lines using FTP and I am getting an error on this type of file:

drwx----SH   1   user   group   2048   JUL 27 2012   FOUND.000

Does anyone know what SH mean ?

Thanks.

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It can mean anything because FTP listing formats are not standardized. –  Eugene Mayevski 'EldoS Corp Dec 11 '12 at 9:20
    
Thanks. Vote for closing. –  vBx Dec 11 '12 at 9:23
    
what server host are you on, and what shell produced the output you posted? –  Frank Thomas Dec 11 '12 at 12:47

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Given the name (it looks like one of those files created as part of disk repair), it's probably a Windows server at the other end, in which case SH would probably be a hidden system file.

Windows files attributes have (at a minimum) hidden, system and read-only.

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Yeah, it is a hidden file, so your probably right. –  vBx Dec 11 '12 at 9:34

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