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[bugs #9043] find fails on automounter paths

From: James Youngman
Subject: [bugs #9043] find fails on automounter paths
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 10:43:50 -0500
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[bugs #9043] Latest Modifications:

Changes by: 
                James Youngman <address@hidden>
                Sun 11/21/2004 at 15:37 (GMT)

            What     | Removed                   | Added
          Resolution | Fixed                     | None

[bugs #9043] Full Item Snapshot:

URL: <http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=9043>
Project: findutils
Submitted by: VenkateswaraRao
On: Fri 05/21/2004 at 10:25

Category:  find
Severity:  5 - Average
Item Group:  None
Resolution:  None
Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  
Originator Email:  
Status:  Open
Release:  None
Fixed Release:  4.2.6

Summary:  find fails on automounter paths

Original Submission:  The stat checks causing the find to quit where:
    * The find path is an SUN automounter directory and
    * It's not already mounted

~> find /proj/test
find: /proj/test changed during execution of find 
~> sudo umount /proj/test
~> gnu find /proj/test/.


Follow-up Comments

Date: Sun 11/21/2004 at 10:38       By: James Youngman <jay>
I think that automountd is the common factor here.  When you chdir() into an 
aoutomounted directory, that directory is mounted which causes the device 
number (and inode of course) to change.  This alarms the csanity check that we 

Date: Mon 11/08/2004 at 21:47       By: James Youngman <jay>
findutils-4.2.4 has some extra diagnostics for this situation,  could you 
retest with that version and let me know what error message is produced?   

(marked postponed, pending a response)

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