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Re: NFS/pwd probs w/today's CVS dist

To: Tad Dolphay <tbd@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: NFS/pwd probs w/today's CVS dist
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 08:46:52 -0500
Cc: Dave Sill <ds-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <200106151818.NAA13344@fsgi158.americas.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Tad Dolphay wrote:

> >
> > I installed the development version from cvs (checked out at 12:30
> > EDT) and exported an XFS filesystem to an SGI for testing. Attempting
> > to build perl, I discovered that /bin/pwd was returning the wrong
> > thing, although the bash built-in pwd worked right:
> >
> >   $ pwd
> >   /malachite/test/perl-5.6.1
> >   $ /bin/pwd
> >   /perl-5.6.1
> >   $ uname -aR
> >   IRIX64 daacl 6.5 6.5.11m 01101245 IP27
> >
> > What gives?
> >
> This is actually a known IRIX problem with handling variable size file handles
> that will be fixed in 6.5.13.

Refresh my memory  I know this was causing directories to be lost but
I thought the pwd problem is something else ... like the problem we saw in
Slowaris?


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>
> Tad


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