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Re: pkg/24255 (pkg_delete removes meta data even if deinstall fails)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/24255; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Cc: joerg%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Christian Biere <christianbiere%gmx.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/24255 (pkg_delete removes meta data even if deinstall
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:27:03 +0200
On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 09:50:04AM +0000, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> I doubt it, but could access(2) reliably be used as a first pass before
> the unlink(2)/rmdir(2) phase to fail before performing any
> non-reversible operation?
AFAIK, no. Many file systems don't check for read-only mounts etc. in
Frankly, I consider this a clear "won't fix".
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