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

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Thu Sep 23 15:56:52 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 05:17:40PM +0200, Bal?zs M?t?ffy wrote:
> I think maybe in older releases the build process may have used the
> immutable flag at build??, but the test machine I tried, started out as
> maybe 5.2, and I never had this issue once.


> Anton if you wanna be sure just do it, or test it with the version you are
> using, but I don't think you will find any immutable files in /usr/obj

I'm thinking about updating the handbook on this issue.
So I was hoping to hear a definite answer that there will
not be any files under /usr/obj/ with immutable flags.

I can't see a need for immutable flag for obj files,
but I have been wrong before..


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