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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: mkdir on ext3 creates regular file instead of directory
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On Mon, 2003-04-14 at 13:23, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Apr 2003, Russell Nash wrote:
>
> > [1.] One line summary of the problem:
> >
> > when using 'mkdir' to create a directory on an ext3 filesystem, a
> > regular file is created instead of the directory.
> >
>
> >
> > Linux version 2.4.20-gentoo-r1 (root@voyager) (gcc version 3.2.2) #2 Sat
> > Apr 5 20:58:27 EST 2003
> >
>
> >
> > [6.] A small shell script or example program which triggers the
> > problem (if possible)
> >
> > cd
> > rm -rf .variable
> > mkdir .variable
> > cd .variable
> >
>
> Russell, mkdir is working fine here (assorted linuxfromscratch
> boxen), with what look to be similar versions of the main software. The
> command appears to be part of fileutils (or coreutils), maybe you'll do
> better asking on the gentoo lists.
>

Works fine here on my 1.2 (gcc-2.95.3) and 1.4 (gcc-3.2.2).


1.2 box: 2.4.20-win4lin-r1

1.4 box: 2.4.19-gentoo-r9
2.4.20 vanilla
2.5.67-bk3


Regards,

--
Martin Schlemmer
Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop Team
Cape Town, South Africa

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