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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.17 bug found
On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 05:20:22PM +0200, Andrea Pintori wrote:
> I've a Debian dist, Kernel 2.2.17, no patches, all packages are stable.
>
> here what I found:
>
> [/tmp] mkdir old
> [/tmp] chdir old
> [/tmp/old] mv . ../new
> [/tmp/old] (should be /tmp/new !!)
> [/tmp/old] mkdir fff
> error: cannot write...
> [tmp/old] ls > fff
> error: cannot write...
> [/tmp/old] ls -la
> total 0 (?)
> [/tmp/old] cd ..
> [/tmp] ls -la
> ***************** ./
> ***************** ../
> ***************** new/
>
> Does anybody knew this bug?

Not a bug... possibly a typo though. The "[/tmp/old] mv . ../new" line
destroys the definition of "current directory". The "mkdir fff" can't work
since the current directory is no longer there, and is indicated by
the lines:
[/tmp/old] ls -la
total 0 (?)

There is nothing to take a directory of.
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