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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

To: Sean Neakums <sneakums@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 04 Jan 2002 14:07:51 -0600
Cc: Linux XFS <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 2002-01-04 at 12:54, Sean Neakums wrote:
> begin  Sean Neakums quotation:
> 
> > I am now going to do a build of the upstream source and see if I can
> > make the dump break on that too.  I'm hopeful that it will, as the
> > unexec code is the same in upstream as in the Debian emacs21
> > package.
> 
> Yep, I just got me a dumped emacs binary full of NULs with the
> original GNU source.

OK, bingo, I can replicate this now, I too have a bad binary, it looks
like the memory is getting reclaimed without getting flushed out to
disk - which is not good at all.

This actually gives me something to go on, hopefully it won't take too
long to find now. Thanks for your persistance in generating a test
case here.

Steve


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