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Re: [Courier-imap] Courier Imap 3.0.7 rpmbuild fails with xfs->lvm2->md1

To: Sam Varshavchik <mrsam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Kai Leibrandt <k_leibrandt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Courier-imap] Courier Imap 3.0.7 rpmbuild fails with xfs->lvm2->md1
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 11:24:11 +1000
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Hi there Sam,

On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 07:38:49PM -0400, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> From your strace:
> rename("confmdtest/tmp/1094656838.M69783P2446_acl.testbed.kailee.net", 
> "confmdtest/courierimaphieracl/foobar") = 0
> followed by:
> stat64("confmdtest/courierimaphieracl/foobar", {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, 
> st_size=27, ???}) = 0
> unlink("confmdtest/courierimaphieracl/foobar") = 0
> The stat/unlink calls come from here:
>                       if (stat(p, &stat_buf) == 0 &&
>                           stat_buf.st_mtime < now - 60*60)
>                               unlink(p);
> The unlink should not happen unless the timestamp is one hour old. Except
> that this file was created only a few milliseconds ago.  Bzzzzzt.  make
> check fails.

I've tried to reduce the problem down to the simple test case
above (see attached script and test prog) - but this seems to
do the right thing ...

[root@bruce test]# ./foo 
+ rm -fr confmdtest
+ mkdir -p confmdtest/tmp confmdtest/courierimaphieracl
+ touch confmdtest/tmp/1094656838.M69783P2446_acl.testbed.kailee.net
+ ./a.out confmdtest/tmp/1094656838.M69783P2446_acl.testbed.kailee.net 
OK: mtime=1094774209 now-60*60=1094770609
[root@bruce test]# 

> I dimly recall someone mentioning an issue with st_mtime on XFS, a long time
> ago.

I'm not aware of any - do you remember any of the details there?


ps: does the attached script+test fail for you, Kai?


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