[nielm@bigfoot.com: cygwin 1.5.7: rmdir of cwd with open file crashes process]

Pierre A. Humblet Pierre.Humblet@ieee.org
Sat Mar 13 01:55:00 GMT 2004


At 08:36 PM 3/12/2004 -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>At 02:41 PM 3/12/2004 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Anyone have time to look into this?
>
>Infinite recursion of rmdir.
>
>After a failure the idea is to chdir to c:\ and to delete the directory
>ONCE again by calling rmdir, but SetCurrentDirectory does not update 
>cygheap->cwd.win32, so ...
>
>An obvious fix is to replace of call to rmdir by a call to 
>RemoveDirectory (real_dir), but that looks too simple.
>I don't see much in the ChangeLog. Any other suggestion?

If you do that you should also specify PC_FULL

Pierre



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