Recent commits to -HEAD broke the linux emulator
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sat Jun 3 10:18:01 PDT 2006
:On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 01:09:57AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> :On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 02:55:38PM +0900, YONETANI Tomokazu wrote:
:> :> I'm uploading a kernel dump on my leaf account.
:> Ok, I've just committed a fix for that issue.
:Thanks, so far it doesn't lock up. But I don't understand why it
:worked without looking at eofflag.
I'm not sure why it worked before either. The algorithm in the linux
readir code was clearly broken. Any situation where a readdir returns
just one cookie which happens to have an offset before the requested
offset would have triggered the bug.
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