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mkdir fails when the directory exists #4012

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commented Nov 27, 2018

Changelog: Bugfix: A conan install with a reference failed when running in the operating system root folder because python tried to create the directory even when nothing is going to be written.

Closes #4002

The real issue happen if you try to run os.makedirs("c:") python will fail with a different error than EEXIST, note that the directory c:\ of course, exists, and we are able to write it even! But we cannot create it.

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commented Nov 27, 2018

It makes sense. Although I'm afraid that given mkdir("C:"), Conan will call rmdir("C:") at some point ☠️ , but yes, this is a licit usage.

@jgsogo jgsogo merged commit afe1469 into conan-io:develop Nov 27, 2018

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grisumbras pushed a commit to grisumbras/conan that referenced this pull request Dec 27, 2018

mkdir fails when the directory exists (conan-io#4012)
* mkdir fails when the directory exists

* Simplified code
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