> > But if I try to mkdit anothertest I'm told the file already exists.
>> wild guess:
>> you have unlinked the inode for the directory, but there is still an
> entry in the parents directory listing "anothertest -> inode: xyz"
That's _exactly_ what unlink does: it removes the name->inode
mapping from the directory file. You unlink a file _name_, not
an _inode_. The difference is clear if you consider multiple
hard links to a file (i.e. multiple names for one inode).
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