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From: Kai Leibrandt <k_leibrandt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2004 10:53:00 +0200
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Hi Sam,

here's what I got from Nathan on the linux-xfs mailing list. As I have no idea what maildiraclttest does, nor can make sense of strace output, I was hoping you could help us out here...
Gzipped strace output of maildiraclttest attached.

thanks in advance,

(repeat send so this is on the two lists as well)

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Courier Imap 3.0.7 rpmbuild fails with xfs->lvm2->md1
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 20:33:23 +1000
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
To: Kai Leibrandt <k_leibrandt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <413EB2E8.60104@xxxxxxxxxxx>

On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 09:21:12AM +0200, Kai Leibrandt wrote:
Hi all,

Hi there,

I am trying to build courier-imap-3.0.7 using rpmbuild -ta as per instructions at http://www.inter7.com/courierimap/courierimap.html but unfortunately this fails with the following result:

/usr/bin/make  check-am
make[2]: Entering directory `/var/export/home/kailee.net/kai/rpm/BUILD/courier-imap-3.0.7/maildir'
/bin/sh ./testsuite 2>&1 | cmp - ./testsuite.txt
LC_ALL=C; export LC_ALL; ./maildirkwtest | cmp -s - ./maildirkwtest.txt
LC_ALL=C; export LC_ALL; ./maildiraclttest
testmaildiraclt.c(145): sanity check failed.

What does "maildiraclttest" do?  strace of the above?
More info needed...

The portion of the code in question makes some internal library calls whose intended effect is to cause certain content to be written out to certain files. It then verifies whether the expected files actually exist.

OK, will need more details than that though... what library?
which calls?  which files?  how are they written?  etc.

However, I don't see how LVM could possibly be a factor. LVM should not make any difference, as long as you're using the same filesystem on top. But, say, if it's ext3 in one case, and something else (reiser? xfs?) in the other case, then you'll might be onto something.

Sounds a little like the grub-bug - data not being written?

Sounds unrelated, I'd guess (by the name of that program) this
has something to do with permissions/ACLs.



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