On Thursday, March 31, 2011 09:27:00 Anne Wilson wrote:
I have a small text file that I want to ensure cannot be accidentally
so I ran
chattr -i /home/anne/WebPages/UserBase/filename.txt
If you want to add an attribute you have to use +<attribute> , because -i means
See man chattr
so you need: chattr +i /home/anne/WebPages/UserBase/filename.txt
(as root, of course). Running lsattr against the same file produced
'i' doesn't show in ls -l filename, either. I haven't come across
What is it, and is my file immutable or not?
What is it: man chattr: The 'e' attribute indicates that the file is using
extents for mapping the blocks on disk. It may not be removed using chattr(1).
Is your file immutable: no, it isn't