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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-18 16:38:39

At 03:49 PM 12/18/2003, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>hi there,
>I'm trying to use the fs::remove_all function but I only
>have mixed success. The application gets stuck one time
>out of two in the process.
>I copied the relevant code from 'operations_posix_windows.cpp'
>into the application to be able to debug it and I see that it stops
>somewhere in the middle of the (recursive) call, as if the
>directory_iterator wouldn't work reliably.
>Do you know about any issues associated with that function ?
>I'm running boost 1.30.2 on RH 8 with g++ 3.2, in case
>it matters.

There has been a change in that code in CVS to bypass symlinks to
directories, as suggested by Walter Landry.

Could you be a little more specific about what you mean when you say
"stops". "stops" as in hangs, loops, or returns without completing all



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