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Re: bug with touch t/

On Mar  6 16:27, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar  6 14:56, Eric Blake wrote:
> > Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at>> writes:
> > 
> > > 
> > > But the flags are not O_RDONLY|O_CREAT.  They are O_WRONLY|O_CREAT.
> > 
> > I still think Linux is wrong - t/ is not an existing directory, so you can't 
> > claim that an attempt was made to open an existing directory with O_WRONLY.  
> > But I guess it is a bit ambiguous, since if t/ did exist, then opening t/. 
> > should indeed fail with EISDIR; at any rate, it is certainly more efficient to 
> > blindly reject O_WRONLY due to the trailing slash without even checking for the 
> > existence of t.
> In our case I added a special case to emit EISDIR, otherwise we would
> get ENOENT automatically (that's what STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_INVALID gets
> converted to).  However, I'm somewhat puzzled that you used that bash
> example:
>   $ : > t/
>   bash: t/: Is a directory.
> If what you said is right, and if I revert the change to,
> we would get a ENOENT in that case, too.  And given your arguments,
> that should be correct.
> Do you agree?

I should add that I'm still rather leaning towards the Linux behaviour.
I tested this on Solaris 10, and it behaves again different.  In both
examples open(2) returns with ENOTDIR.


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