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Re: MIPS64/N64 support

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: MIPS64/N64 support
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:42:45 +0200
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Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:

> This is the entry that reports the wrong inode number.  Note that this
> is a bind mount that mirrors /tmp/nix-build-make-boot0-3.82.drv-0 .
> I guess that <CHROOT>/tmp/nix-build-make-boot0-3.82.drv-0 should have
> the same inode as <CHROOT>/tmp/nix-build-make-boot0-3.82.drv-0/. , but
> apparently that is not the case from within guix-daemon, even though it
> _is_ the case when I set up the chroot manually using "mount --bind".


> One notable difference between the chroot I set up is that the bind
> mounts I created were part of the global namespace, whereas guix-daemon
> restricts the bind mounts to a private namespace.
> My initial hypothesis is that this is a namespace-related bug in Linux
> (the kernel).  In case it has already been fixed, I will first work on
> upgrading Linux to 3.10.15 (and if that fails, 3.11.x).

Sounds like a good idea to start with.

Also, you could fiddle with libstore/–e.g., by removing
CLONE_NEWNS from the ‘clone’ flags–to try to isolate the bug.


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