more delqueue problems

Chris January chris@atomice.net
Mon Apr 22 13:46:00 GMT 2002


> /tmp/kde-chris contains one file:
> ksycoca
> which is locked.
> I type this:
> rm -rf /tmp/kde-*
> the command doesn't return, and after a while I start seeing this on the
> screen.
>     681 [main] rm 2520 delqueue_list::queue_file: Out of queue slots
>     668 [main] rm 2592 delqueue_list::queue_file: Out of queue slots
>  839485 [main] rm 2592 delqueue_list::queue_file: Out of queue slots
> 2876998 [main] rm 2520 delqueue_list::queue_file: Out of queue slots
> 3389140 [main] rm 2592 delqueue_list::queue_file: Out of queue slots
> 4042811 [main] rm 2592 delqueue_list::queue_file: Out of queue slots
> etc.
> But there's only *one* file. Surely rm should return after adding that
> single file to the delqueue? How can it run out of queue slots then?
Oh, and yes I actually know the answer to this question. What I'm really
asking is, what can be done to fix this. e.g. one fix could be rename old
file somewhere else on drive (e.g. /tmp).

Chris


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