Unable to delete a number of directories...

David Christensen dpchrist@holgerdanske.com
Thu Feb 17 03:50:00 GMT 2005

Evan Platt wrote:
> ... I have the following directories that won't delete (all under
> \Cygwin):

My guess is that it's a Windows NTFS permissions issue.  Assuming you want to
blow away the entire C:\cygwin tree and start again fresh:  log on as
Administrator, take ownership recursively of the entire tree, and reset
permissions recursively of the entire tree.  You then should be able to delete



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