Subject: Re: wierd behaviour of mkdir(2)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 10/20/2000 02:40:18
[ On Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 21:33:53 (-0700), Greywolf wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: wierd behaviour of mkdir(2)
> open("/some/path/", flags, mode) should still fail, though, if flags
> specifies creation and "/some/path" does not exist, or if it does exist
> as a non-directory.
POSIX and BSD say yes (though the trailing slash should be permitted for
mkdir, I think). Every Research Unix from Bell Labs says no.
Greg A. Woods
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