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SAM-QFS: Removing an Empty Directory With "rm" or "rmdir" Fails With the Message "Directory not empty" or "Unable to remove directory XXX: File exists" (Doc ID 1008011.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 4.6 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

Attempting to rmdir(1) or rm -r a directory produces the following errors:

Changes

 

Cause

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