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Re: [Bug-tar] Question on the one-filesystem option

From: Gene Heskett
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] Question on the one-filesystem option
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:08:38 -0400

On Monday 28 July 2014 04:53:47 address@hidden did opine
And Gene did reply:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2014, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > However, in one failure path it quoted, there are no softlinks. It
> > simply did not like /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs, which actually goes 2
> > or 3 levels deeper, encountering no softlinks as it goes.
> > 
> > So I'm still standing here on my stump and proclaiming that tars
> > "--one- file-system" implementation is broken.  And has been since
> > somewhere post 1.22.
> Hi Gene,
> There is a simple explanation for that: /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs IS a
> separate file system. On my system I have:
> $ df  /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs
> Filesystem     1K-blocks  Used Available Use% Mounted on
> rpc_pipefs             0     0         0    - /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs
> $ mount | grep pipe
> rpc_pipefs on /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw,relatime)
> So /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs is a mountpoint for a file system of type
> "rpc_pipefs" (whatever that might be). I'm pretty sure it is volatile
> and will be recreated automatically at start-up, so no need to back it
> up.
> Bob

Crazy.  There is no evidence of that shown by an ls -l being executed 
anyplace in that tree.

I'll do a similar df check on the other failure points.  When I am fully 
awake. No one would accuse me of that at 5am local.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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