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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Unable to delete directory
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2003 15:06:18 GMT
On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Daniel Barclay <> wrote:

> Does it just sleep and then proceed, or does it also wait for
> successful deletion?

Neither nor.  It tries to delete, sleeps if it fails and tries to
delete again.  If that second attempt fails, <delete> will fail.

There may be a lot of legitimate reasons why you cannot delete the
file, trying until you succeed may never return.


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