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bug#6397: 24.0.50; `make-directory' return value

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#6397: 24.0.50; `make-directory' return value
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 01:19:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> But it sounds like there might still be a bug if the creation of the directory
> and any missing parents is not an atomic transaction.  See the rest of the
> thread.

I don't think there's anything that can be done about that.  Creating a
full path isn't atomic, and deleting the directories we've already made
is bad, too.  Some other process may have wanted the directories at the
same time, and would bug out if we started deleting them.

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