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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

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Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 15:56:02 +0000
In-reply-to: <1010072382.23328.38.camel@jen.americas.sgi.com> (Steve Lord's message of "03 Jan 2002 09:39:42 -0600")
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begin  Steve Lord quotation:

> On Thu, 2002-01-03 at 08:49, Steve Lord wrote:
>> 
>> Since I am building on a redhat based box, I am doing rpm builds not
>> debian package builds, and the rpm version which appears friendly to
>> this box is emacs-20 not emacs-21. Having said that, emacs is building
>> OK for me here. It is difficult to tell if the problem you are seeing
>> is in the true emacs build, or in the package generation. Can you tell,
>> if it is the package generation then the rpm build is not a valid test
>> case here.
>
> Following up to myself, dropping the system memory to 128M seems to
> have triggered the problem here, so yes there does seem to be an
> XFS bug here.

Excellent.  I was beginning to think that it was something specific to
my setup.

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