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Re: Findutils 4.2.6 is released on alpha.gnu.org

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: Findutils 4.2.6 is released on alpha.gnu.org
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 15:40:28 +0000
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On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 03:13:19PM +0000, John Levon wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 02:13:24PM +0000, James Youngman wrote:
> I just tested it on a Solaris 10 box here. Unfortunately there seems to
> be a problem:
> ./find: /foo/censored changed during execution of ./find (old device number 
> 74711044, new device number 74448942, filesystem type is nfs) [ref 807]
> I don't know why the filesystem type is nfs here, it is under control of
> the automounter. 

The type is just taken from getmntent().

> The mntent is:
> foo:/export/censored   /foo/censored nfs 
> nosuid,retry=6,timeo=50,xattr,dev=470002e       1101049221
> I cannot (yet) figure out when and how it decides to use "nfs" instead
> of "autofs"

`find' takes it from the information parsed out of the line you just
quoted, by the getmntent() library function.

I have just discovered that the initial version of the patch is
predicated upon the wrong preprocessor directive (though one that
achieves the same effect on Linux).   Could you try applying the patch 
and tell me if that really resolves the problem this time?

Sorry about that.


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