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SubjectRe: [PATCH]Fix bug:rmdir could remove current working directory


On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Mingming cao wrote:

> I thought about the case when rmdir() on the cwd of other processes,
> but, as you said, that is implementation dependent. However rmdir() on
> "." does returns EBUSY error. Should not we keep the rmdir() behavior
> consistent: rmdir() on the current working directory of the current
> process is not OK?

We do. It's not just ".", "foo/bar/." is also prohibited. IOW, the
rule is "the last component of name should not be . or ..". Please,
look through archives - it had been beaten to death many times.

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