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Wed Mar 24 00:42:55 UTC 2010
> This directory named empty has read/exec permissions.
> How do I delete it?
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var >ls -l
> total 2
> dr-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel 512 Nov 21 22:53 empty
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var >cd empty
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var/empty >ls -l
> total 0
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var/empty >cd ..
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var >rmdir empty
> rmdir: empty: Operation not permitted
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var >rm -rf empty
> rm: empty: Operation not permitted
> # /usr/jails/newjail/var >chmod 777 empty
> chmod: empty: Operation not permitted
Usually when I see this I think flags are set. See man chflags.
Used to be it was something like chflags -R noschg <blah>, then you could do
the usual rm -rf <blah> once the immutable flag was unset. Don't know if has
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