Unable to delete directory even after change of ownership.
on at cs.ait.ac.th
Fri Dec 19 03:39:01 UTC 2008
> > e) as root, executed the following command.
> > chown svn:repo_admin /home/my_repos
> > f) verified that the file permissions for /home/my_repos is correctly set
> > after the change in ownership.
> > Here is the problem I encountered
> > When I log in as svn, I am placed in the folder /home/svn.
> > As svn, when I try to delete the folder (/home/my_repos), I get the error
> > "Permission denied".
> > Why do I get this error when I (svn) am the owner of that directory?
> > However, I have no problem deleting a directory under /home/svn.
> My guess is you should've used the -r flag with chown (recursive).
Would be -R (upper case) I think.
As for the error: what is the output of:
ls -lo /home
ls -lo /home/my_repos
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