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Re: Help me in tracking a bug in NFS

From: Praveen A
Subject: Re: Help me in tracking a bug in NFS
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 17:09:04 +0530

2008/4/11 Madhusudan C.S <madhusudancs@gmail.com>:
> As I have already discussed with him it is observed that an error occurs
> when we use a trailing / with directory name for removing a directory in a
> filesystem mounted with NFS, for example
>  rm -r somedir/
> gives an error
> rm cannot remove directory 'somedir/': RPC struct is bad

I think this is not specific to nfs as I have seen a similar behaviour
with apt. ie, if you forgot to place a '/' at the end of  '/cdrom' apt
fails to mount the cdrom as it uses the trailing '/'. So as a work
around we used '/cdrom/' in /etc/fstab.

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