From: Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Jack Stone" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: Cannot delete stubborn files
Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2006 12:53:03 -0400

"Jack Stone" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

>>From: Chris Hill <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>To: Jack Stone <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>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/ Operation not permitted
>>>rm: local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/mach/Sys/ 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/
>># chflags noschg local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/mach/Sys/
>> ...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               [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Chris: Tried that at the very first. No joy!

There are other flags.  Use "ls -lo" to see if any are set, rather
trying to reset them and then retrying the delete command.

Indeed, tried that early on and see no flags set at all.


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