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Re: bug when 'cd ..' to a directory who's parent has been deleted


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bug when 'cd ..' to a directory who's parent has been deleted
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 10:52:00 -0500
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On 2/8/16 10:49 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Chet Ramey <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>> It's still an unlikely scenario.
> 
> What do you mean with unlikely?  Removing some directory where there is
> still a shell active can happen all the time.

Removing a non-empty directory is unlikely to happen.  If you assume, as
Greg does, the OP meant that the current directory and its parent were both
removed, it's more likely.  If you assume, as the OP said, that only the
parent is removed, it's unlikely.

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