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Re: Weird directories on Windows share when using rm to delete a directory

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 05:56:30AM -0700, Slide wrote:
>> Thanks for your help. ?This problem should be fixed now in CVS.
>> I switched off the entire mechanism which tries to resolve sharing
>> violations for netapp drives.
>> What happens is this:
>> The netapp drive is thoroughly confused when trying to move-and-delete
>> a file or directory using a single handle. ?In case of directories it
>> moves the directories and the subsequent delete call returns success
>> without actually having succeeded. ?In case of files, renaming the file
>> fails with "sharing violation" and the subsequent call for deletion
>> fails with "file has been moved" (I guess you see the confusion here).
>> Above all, when trying to remove a directory tree, after all files in a
>> directory have been removed, opening the directory with only the
>> FILE_SHARE_DELETE sharing flag set fails with a ... sharing violation.
>Thanks very much for the awesome and speedy response to this issue.
>This will help keep me sane for a little while longer :-)

Given Corinna's explanation of the problem, please consider filing a
bug report with NetApp.  I know that they'll want to hear about this.

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