On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:44 AM, Alan Coopersmith
<alan.coopersm...@oracle.com> wrote:
> On 06/26/12 05:46 AM, Lionel Cons wrote:
>> On 25 June 2012 11:33,  <casper....@oracle.com> wrote:
>>> To be honest, I think we should also remove this from all other
>>> filesystems and I think ZFS was created this way because all modern
>>> filesystems do it that way.
>> This may be wrong way to go if it breaks existing applications which
>> rely on this feature. It does break applications in our case.
> Existing applications rely on the ability to corrupt UFS filesystems?
> Sounds horrible.

My guess is that the OP just wants unlink() of an empty directory to
be the same as rmdir() of the same.  Or perhaps they want unlink() of
a non-empty directory to result in a recursive rm...  But if they
really want hardlinks to directories, then yeah, that's horrible.

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