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Re: rm - access violation not counted in W2k Professional
- To: posting-list at MailAndNews dot com (Jari Aalto+list.cygwin), cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: rm - access violation not counted in W2k Professional
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 15:05:12 -0400
At 02:42 PM 7/31/2001, Jari Aalto+list.cygwin wrote:
>If rm command is used on file which Win32 labels as "access violation",
>rm will not give any warnings, errors or even set the $?
>File is not removed. - correct - but it shuld give warning
>If I do the same in Explorer, a dialog pos up saying that some other
>process is using the file/directory.
I don't understand your reference to "file which Win32 labels as 'access
violation'" but it sounds to me like you're referring to a file which is
opened for exclusive use by some other program which Cygwin's 'rm' then
tries to remove. If this is the case, see from earlier today:
It covers the same topic in a different context.
If you feel something else should be done here, provide a patch. Keep
in mind though that not everyone is trying to use 'rm' interactively
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