On 01/11/2012 08:14 PM, Lukas Czerner wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Jan 2012, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 07:39:20PM +0800, Liu Bo wrote:
>>> When I ran xfstests, 251 got failed cause "cp -axT" did not work as wish:
>>> cp: cannot overwrite directory `/mnt/scratch/1' with non-directory
>>> With this patch, 251 has passed.
>> Why would cp give that message with a missing /?
>> I'm not against putting this in, but I'd like to understand what's going
>> Lukas, any idea?
> Hi Christoph,
> the only reason I can think of is probably that Liu is accessing the
> xfstests directory via symbolic link, hence the '$content' addresses the
> symbolic link and cp is trying to overwrite the directory with
> non-directory (symlink).
> The fix is fine for both cases (xfstests as symlink and directory), confirmed
> with a simple test.
Sorry for not showing the full story in changelog, but symbolic link is the
[root@kvm tmp]# ll XFStests
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 32 Jan 1 09:48 XFStests ->
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