rebuilding world - is "chflags -R noschg *" necessary?

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Thu Sep 23 14:42:40 UTC 2010

On 09/23/10 15:10, Polytropon wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:02:17 +0100, Anton Shterenlikht<mexas at>  wrote:
>> I've never seen a file under /usr/obj/ with immutable flag set.
> I think it was a directory called empty/ that couldn't be removed
> unless the flag was unset. This makes this step neccessary when
> you rm -rf /usr/obj the object subtree.

I think you're thinking of /var/empty, not something under /usr/obj. On 
my machine find fails to find anything immutable under /usr/obj.

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