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Re: rm -rf calls rmdir() prior to close(), which can fail
On 10/24/2011 02:58 AM, Jim Meyering wrote:
** Bug fixes
+ rm -rf DIR would fail with "Device or resource busy" on Cygwin with NWFS
+ and NcFsd file systems. This did not affect Unix/Linux-based kernels.
+ [bug introduced in coreutils-7.0, when rm began using fts]
rm didn't use fts() until coreutils 8.0 (the cygwin testing proved that
coreutils 7.0 did not suffer from the problem). See also the news for
8.13 mentioning an rm regression introduced by fts() in 8.0.
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