Cannot delete stubborn files
chris at monochrome.org
Sun Jun 4 06:38:03 PDT 2006
On Sun, 4 Jun 2006, Jack Stone wrote:
> I have 2 files that resists all efforts to delete them.
> Here are the files and the error message:
> rm: local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/mach/Sys/Hostname.pm: Operation not permitted
> rm: local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/mach/Sys/Syslog.pm: Operation not permitted
Make sure the files do not have the system immutable flag set:
# chflags noschg local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/mach/Sys/Hostname.pm
# chflags noschg local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/mach/Sys/Syslog.pm
...and then see if you can't delete them. I don't know why the flag
would be set, but it's something to try.
Chris Hill chris at monochrome.org
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