Unexpected soft update inconsistency

joerg at britannica.bec.de joerg at britannica.bec.de
Sun Jun 11 14:46:03 PDT 2006

On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 02:03:32PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     Well, looking at the 'gmake' source, there are a couple of places
>     where it can generate 'write error', primarily when it is closing
>     stdout.

That's exactly were it is bailing out. The problem comes from earlier
write failures when a program set non-blocking operation on the stdout
descriptor. I have an initial patch for that, but Rumko reported
segfaults from it, which I haven't had time to investigate yet.


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