Re: rmdir . - bug or feature

linux kernel account (
Thu, 11 Sep 1997 21:40:05 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Pavel Machek wrote:

> Hi!
> This bug was found by mj & vojtech two days ago, but as it is still
> not fixed, I'm reporting it to the list...
> Well, I'm not really sure if it is bug or feature, but it definitely
> broke old tar (which may not be too bad, that tar really did not
> behave too well).

Linus has declaired this a feature.. It's kinda neat, posix allows it,
and Linux is the only os that can do it.. (because of the new spiffy

If it breaks something.... Post that..