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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Announce: library-relink

From: Robin Farine
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Announce: library-relink
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 15:18:07 +0200
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On Tuesday 12 April 2005 13.38, Aaron Bentley wrote:

> Yeah.  I moved over to
> address@hidden/library-relink--devel--1, which
> has all of the goodness, none of the corruption.

OK, thanks.

> > If so, do you have any idea what caused this (manual
> > intervention in the archive, baz, the library relink script
> > itself :-^, ...)?
> It's a bit mysterious, but I think what happend is that I did a
> library-add while the script was running, and this reused an
> inode number that the script already had in its contents cache. 
> So when the script got around to the newly-added revision, it
> misidentified the contents of a file, and relinked it to the
> wrong thing.

Ah, nasty. Did you already implement whatever is needed to prevent 
this from happening or should we ensure that no one accesses the 
library while running the script?


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