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Re: bug while using rm ...

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: bug while using rm ...
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 15:53:01 +0100
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On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 11:12:50PM +0100, Gaël Le Mignot wrote:
> It's a known bug, when using "rm foo/" rm contacts the node foo and asks it
> to remove "./" which, of course, doesn't work. When you use "rm foo" rm 
> contacts . and asks it to remove "./foo" which can work. Well, at least it's
> what I understood.
> I'm not sure where the fix should be (in libc ? in the program rm ?)

usually it's glibc's pathname resolution, this particular bug is fixed in 2.3.


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