Re: patch for race in do_unlink

Alan Cox (
Mon, 4 Aug 1997 20:03:28 +0100 (BST)

> > I think the correct fix is to regard unlinking a negative dentry as a
> > no-op, as in the patch, but maybe it's an error condition?
> It should be an error condition, I do believe. ENOENT.

Except in NFS where you really probably ought to check.