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Re: cygwin's unlink
- To: Steve Jorgensen <steve at khoral dot com>
- Subject: Re: cygwin's unlink
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 16:52:25 -0400
- Cc: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <199910262001.OAA09520@benson>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 02:01:10PM -0600, Steve Jorgensen wrote:
>Anyway, in the case where the file is truely a directory, under all
>unix systems we've tried, unlink returns and error, and we proceed with
>the recursive directory removal, but under cygwin it returns success
>(even though nothing is removed), and our code returns success without
>removing the directory. Is this a limitation in the underlying windows
>unlink, or a bug in cygwin?
When I try this I get a "Permission denied" error. It should be a
"Is a directory error" though. I've changed the sources here so
this should be fixed in the next snapshot.
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