[R] How to delete Locked files in Mac
boris.steipe at utoronto.ca
Sat Apr 16 21:44:22 CEST 2016
system("chflags -R nouchg /path/to/your/directory")
... should unlock your files recursively in the directory. Then proceed with
On Apr 16, 2016, at 3:09 PM, Christofer Bogaso <bogaso.christofer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am looking for some R code, which will delete all files in a Folder
> that contains both Locked and Unlocked files. There are many,
> therefore i would like to delete all files programmatically in one go.
> I used following code :
> ## "SS" is the Folder name including entire path which contains Locked
> and Unlocked files.
> file.remove(file.path(ss, list.files(ss)))
>  FALSE
> Warning messages:
> 1: In file.remove(file.path(ss, list.files(ss))) :
> cannot remove file '..... my folder path...', reason 'Read-only file system'
> Also when I tried to delete a single Locked file, I am getting following error:
> Warning message:
> In file.remove(ss1) :
> cannot remove file '/..... my folder path...', reason 'Operation not
> I am using Mac with OS : 10.7.5
> Could you please help me with correct R code?
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