Write access to the directory containing pathname
was not allowed, or one of the directories in the path prefix of
pathname did not allow search permission. (See also
pathname is the current working directory or root
directory of some process.
pathname points outside your accessible address
pathname has . as last component.
Too many symbolic links were encountered in resolving
pathname was too long.
A directory component in pathname does not exist or
is a dangling symbolic link.
Insufficient kernel memory was available.
pathname, or a component used as a directory in
pathname, is not, in fact, a directory.
pathname contains entries other than . and
The directory containing pathname has the sticky bit
(S_ISVTX) set and the process's effective user ID is neither the
user ID of the file to be deleted nor that of the directory containing it,
and the process is not privileged (Linux: does not have the
The filesystem containing pathname does not support
the removal of directories.
pathname refers to a file on a read-only