Unable to recirsively delete a directory
Wed Oct 17 05:41:00 GMT 2007
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 16 October 2007 18:18, Paul McFerrin wrote:
> > I've been seeing this same problem
> Specifically on a NAS over SMB? Or are you talking about something
> you've seen happen on your local hard drive, which would very likely be
> a completely different problem?
> > since B20!
> Say, you /could/ have mentioned it a little sooner ... you've had
> nearly ten years now to write a bug report, y'know!
> The only time I've ever seen anything like this is when I've messed
> up, and the directory hasn't actually been empty, and I only thought it
> was because I forgot the -a flag to ls, or I've mistyped something or
> forgotten some perms. Pilot error every time. That's not to say it's
> impossible, and my first line of attack would be "Is this one of those
> versioning NASs and is it perhaps treating the directory as
FWIW, you can also get this message if some program has an open handle to
either the directory itself or some file in that directory. Usually
either a service or another shell... Check the cwd of all shells, etc.
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