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    SubjectRe: [BUG] Inconsistent behaviour of rmdir
    On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 09:32:39AM +0100, Eric Paire wrote:
    > >
    > > On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Guest section DW wrote:
    > >
    > > > I see that an entire discussion has taken place. Let me just remark this,
    > > > quoting the Austin draft:
    > > >
    > > > If the path argument refers to a path whose final component is either
    > > > dot or dot-dot, rmdir( ) shall fail.
    > > >
    > > > EINVAL The path argument contains a last component that is dot.
    > > [snip]
    > >
    > Then, I don't understand why the EINVAL error condition does not also include
    > dot-dot as last component.

    Answer 1: It is the (draft) standard. No understanding required.

    Answer 2: Whenever ENOTEMPTY is available, this much more precise error return
    is to be preferred above EINVAL.
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