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7656 unlinking directory on tmpfs can cause kernel panic

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-.TH UNLINK 2 "May 18, 2007"
+.TH UNLINK 2 "Dec 15, 2016"
 unlink, unlinkat \- remove directory entry

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 removal of the file contents is postponed until all references to the file are
 If the \fIpath\fR argument is a directory and the filesystem supports
-\fBunlink()\fR and \fBunlinkat()\fR on directories, the directory is unlinked
-from its parent with no cleanup being performed.  In UFS, the disconnected
-directory will be found the next time the filesystem is checked with
-\fBfsck\fR(1M). The \fBunlink()\fR and \fBunlinkat()\fR functions will not fail
-simply because a directory is not empty. The user with appropriate privileges
-can orphan a non-empty directory without generating an error message.
+\fBunlink()\fR and \fBunlinkat()\fR on directories the behaviour is dependent
+on the filesystem.
 If the \fIpath\fR argument is a directory and the filesystem does not support
 \fBunlink()\fR and \fBunlink()\fR on directories (for example, ZFS), the call
 will fail with \fBerrno\fR set to \fBEPERM\fR.