Recent commits to -HEAD broke the linux emulator

Matthew Dillon dillon at
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.
:> :Done.
:>     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.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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