stat("/dev/null",... broken

egor duda
Thu Jul 12 23:26:00 GMT 2001


Friday, 13 July, 2001 Earnie Boyd wrote:

EB> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 02:17:49PM -0600, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> >The error happens with the newest dll and NOT with the 2001-05-30 dll.
>> Ok.  Your test case has a bug.  Is that intentional?  You're passing
>> an invalid pointer as argument two.
>> I just tested this with the most recent cvs version and 'ls -l' which
>> had no problems with this, so I assumed that this was an "old dll"
>> problem.

EB> Oh, sorry.  It still doesn't look correct in the strace though.  See the
EB> error in path_conv::update_fs_info.

i think message in path_conv::update_fs_info doesn't indicate any
problems. since /dev/null doesn't reside on any real file system, we
won't get fs info for it.  this info doesn't have much sense anyway.

Egor.   ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19

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