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Re: rm patch suggestion

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: rm patch suggestion
Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 20:09:57 +0200
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On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 06:02:26PM +0200, Oystein Viggen wrote:
> I guess that when you stat . in the root of a translator directory, you
> are talking to the translator for the current file system, and not the
> parent translator, right?

Of course.
> Modifying rm to use open() and fchdir() seems to be the only way to get
> safe operation on the Hurd.

Yes, I think so.  At boot time, we have it easier because we know there are
no other users.


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