|CHFLAGS(1)||General Commands Manual||CHFLAGS(1)|
chflags — change
chflags utility modifies the file
flags of the listed files as specified by the flags
The options are as follows:
-Roption is specified, symbolic links on the command line are followed. (Symbolic links encountered in the tree traversal are not followed.)
-Roption is specified, all symbolic links are followed.
-Roption is specified, no symbolic links are followed.
Flags are a comma separated list of keywords. The following keywords are currently defined:
|opaque||opaque||owner or super-user|
|nodump||nodump||owner or super-user|
|sappnd||system append-only||super-user only|
|schg||system immutable||super-user only|
|uappnd||user append-only||owner or super-user|
|uchg||user immutable||owner or super-user|
Putting the letters “no” before an option causes the flag to be turned off. For example:
-P options are ignored unless the
-R option is specified. In addition, these options
override each other and the command's actions are determined by the last one
specified. The default is as if the
-P option had
-o option of
ls(1) is used to display the
The kernel does not allow the flags on block and character devices to be changed except by the super-user.
chflags utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
|December 12, 2012||NetBSD-7.0.1|