Cannot delete stubborn files
antennex at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 4 08:57:14 PDT 2006
>From: Chris Hill <chris at monochrome.org>
>To: Jack Stone <antennex at hotmail.com>
>CC: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: Cannot delete stubborn files
>Date: Sun, 4 Jun 2006 09:39:51 -0400 (EDT)
>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
Chris: Tried that at the very first. No joy!
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