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

To: ds-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Dave Sill)
Subject: Re: NFS/pwd probs w/today's CVS dist
From: Tad Dolphay <tbd@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 13:18:23 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <15146.18535.785412.549090@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "Dave Sill" at Jun 15, 2001 01:39:51 PM
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> 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. 

Tad


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