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Re: [Bug 218] Probable mmap() bug that breaks cpp-3.2

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Bug 218] Probable mmap() bug that breaks cpp-3.2
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 13:51:41 -0800
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In-reply-to: <1046209514.31698.2000.camel@jen.americas.sgi.com>
References: <200302251918.h1PJI2LZ024311@oss.sgi.com> <20030225213859.GB22042@f00f.org> <1046209514.31698.2000.camel@jen.americas.sgi.com>
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On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 03:45:14PM -0600, Steve Lord wrote:

> Nope, the problem was this filesystem was last running a kernel from
> the time period where that bug was present. So there were a bunch of
> files in this state. Running mapcheck cleaned up the filesystems,
> and a new kernel cleaned up the bug.

I'm confused.... i read it as, 'new kernel, will deadlock, mapcheck
fixes this'.

So I assumed I could store data past EOF and still confuse a new
kernel.  I was wrong I take it?


  --cw


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