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Re: `du` check for directory loop avoidance

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: `du` check for directory loop avoidance
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:41:03 +0000
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On 12/18/2013 04:46 PM, Jeff Kirkpatrick wrote:
> A Red Hat customer has registered a concern over the non-zero exit code that 
> results when du traverses a directory loop, i.e. a chrooted environment.
> The recent Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 errata 
> a change to the 
> warning message received (FROM "WARNING: Circular directory structure. This 
> almost certainly means that you have a corrupted file system." TO " du: mount 
> point `/var/named/chroot/var/named' already traversed") however there is 
> still a non-zero exit code.

I need to look into this some more,
but we should at least reword the warning to something more generic


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