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

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 6:04 AM, Christopher Faylor
<> wrote:
> 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.

I'll work with our IT staff. Thanks!

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