1.1.10 Problem: mv and directories in use

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Apr 2 03:45:00 GMT 2002



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Xavier Bergade [mailto:xbergade@hotmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 8:31 PM
> To: cygwin@cygwin.com
> Subject: 1.1.10 Problem: mv and directories in use
> 
> 
> On windows XP & 2000:
> open 2 instances of cygwin
> 
> instance 1:
>     mkdir /1 && echo "tst" > /1/tst && cd /1
> 
> instance 2:
>     cd /
>     mv /1 /2
> 
> Instead of returning an error, something like "/1" is in use, 
> it copies /1 to /2, THEN returns:
> mv: cannot remove directory `/1': Permission denied
> mv: cannot remove `/1': Permission denied
> 
> Shouldn't it say something like:
> mv: cannot move `/1': Directory in use

Patches gratefully accepted.

Rob

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