fts_read failed error during Cygwin find, du, etc operations

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Mar 23 14:24:00 GMT 2016

On Mar 22 10:39, Kenneth Wolcott wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Corinna Vinschen
> <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> > The strace does not contain any error which isn't expected.  Are you
> > sure the problem occured when you created this trace?
>   Hi Corinna;
>   Thank you for your analysis.
>   Yes, many/most (not all) of the people here like Windows (SIGH), so
> they dumb everything down to fit Windows, so yes, the NetApp is
> mounted with case insensitively.
>   Yes, I'm quite sure that this "fts_read failed" error occurred
> during the trace call.
>   I ran your suggested command again:
> strace -o du.strace du -sh /cygdrive/y/Mobility/
> du: fts_read failed:
> /cygdrive/y/Mobility/Darkeyes/Dailybuilds/client/iphone/
> No such file or directory

I inspected it again and there's really no hint at all for a failing
open, stat, read, or readdir in the strace, except the expected ones
when trying to open the message files for output.

Sorry, but from this I really can't even remotely see what the problem
might be.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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