Re: rmdir(".") works, and causes havoc

Kai Henningsen (
07 Aug 1997 12:21:00 +0200 (Linus Torvalds) wrote on 06.08.97 in <5sacic$g3s$>:

> I much more like the original FSF name which got shafted due to some
> bore complaining about it: "POSIX_ME_HARDER"

I'd still prefer if we first check that we actually need something like

I've seen absolutely no evidence that there's any form of rmdir(x), where
x is an existing directory, that some standard says must fail because of
the form of the name used to denote X. I think it's a myth.

MfG Kai