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Re: "git clone" executed as root on solaris 10 shreds UFS (it is possible to create hardlinks for directories as root under solaris)

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On Mon, 16 Jul 2007, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> Solaris is apparently a buggy piece of crap.
> 
> I'd suggest making a bug-report. ENOTEMPTY is not an optional error. Posix 
> says "Shall fail".

Oh, it was apparetly "unlink()" that corrupts filesystems. Which isn't 
against Posix, it's just stupid.

The "unlink directories" is so old-fashioned that it's not even funny. The 
whole reason "rmdir()" was created was to *not* have that behaviour in the 
OS. 

So I'll have to correct my statement. Please remove the "buggy" from 
"buggy piece of crap". The rest stands.

		Linus
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