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Re: Problems with deleting directories

To: Vinesh Christopher <vineshc@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Problems with deleting directories
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 10:45:55 -0500
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Vinesh Christopher wrote:
> Which alternate code?
> I am currently using the "xscale folks" code which 
> Works fine for me.

There was a patch floating around, you sent me a copy, I do not have
it handy. I responded on 3/11/04 with some suggestions about changing
the old code to be more compiler friendly. I stress, the code in the
tree is correct. I think the patch originated with Greg Ungerer from
what I can see via google.

If you are using the patch Nathan sent out here:


Then it should be OK. I have no idea what the current
"xscale folks" code does.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Lord [mailto:lord@xxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 11:06 AM
> To: Vinesh Christopher
> Cc: 'Sebastian Witt'; linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Problems with deleting directories
> Vinesh Christopher wrote:
>>What platform are you running on? 
>>I had the exact problem on Xscale platform.
>>And the mailing list has a list of postings 
>>on this. 
>>Search for "Directory not empty" on the archives 
> Vinesh,
> The xscale issue seemed to be compiler related, I suggested
> alternate code, but I never heard back. Do you know if
> there was a resolution which did not make it onto the
> list? The code change proposed by the xscale folks was
> not correct even though it made the issue go away.
> Steve

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