snapshot 20050114 race

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Jan 14 18:45:00 GMT 2005

On Jan 14 11:04, Eric Blake wrote:
> Something between the stock 1.5.12-1 and the 20050114 snapshot introduced
> a data race on removing a directory shortly after being in it.  I couldn't
> narrow it down to a repeatable testcase, but notice the difference between
> these two runs of a subset of the coreutils-5.3.0 testsuite:
> [...]
> Adding a delay between the cd and rm of the trap makes the rm work all the
> time, and reverting to the 1.5.12 release no longer has the problem.  I
> wonder if the new code in chown() is causing this race.

What about the 2005-01-11 snapshot?


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