Something's weird about System.Directory.removeDirectoryRecursive

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Thu Feb 9 23:02:49 CET 2012

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:48:33PM -0800, John Millikin wrote:
> Now, there is one case where this function *will* follow symlinks.
> However, I believe it is a bug because it produces odd behavior:

I think this is an oddity in how symlinks to directories are treated.

You can remove one with removeFile but not removeDirectory, but
doesFileExist returns False and doesDirectoryExist returns True.


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