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kk2202 08-10-2009 07:37 AM

Strange file type - Unable to delete the file
 
Hi all,

My make fails with an error menitoned below:
rm: cannot remove directory `/xxx/yyy/zzz/bin': Directory not empty
make[3]: *** [dist] Error 1

when I do a ls -ltr at /xxx/yyy/zzz/bin,I see the following
$ ls -ltr
total 0
?---------+ ? ? ? ? ? test

I am not clear how this got created. And I am unable to remove this file from the directory. Due to which my make is failing.

$ rm test
rm: cannot remove `test': No such file or directory

Kindly let me know how to solve this issue. How can I remove this file rm -rf and the other options did not work.

acid_kewpie 08-10-2009 08:22 AM

Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate of http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...e-file-746415/.


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