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Re: bug#17083: ‘union-build’ does not handle collisions between a leaf a

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: bug#17083: ‘union-build’ does not handle collisions between a leaf and a sub-tree
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:43:43 +0200
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) skribis:

> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On the Loongson 3A machine, I finished building all the packages from
>> core-updates that I use in my profile, and then tried installing them.
>> I got this:
>> In 
>> /gnu/store/9sqx55rgygyrcyg350cfqwy8wqb4fr69-module-import/guix/build/union.scm:
>>  226: 1 [loop # #]
>> In unknown file:
>>    ?: 0 [mkdir 
>> "/gnu/store/c30bsax58scw5qwcnbma16k6z88s1lh3-profile/./include" ...]
>> ERROR: In procedure mkdir:
>> ERROR: In procedure mkdir: File exists
>> builder for `/gnu/store/17w6kggffh79drmmrdnxy1yhgr6p2in5-profile.drv' failed 
>> with exit code 1
>> The problem turns out to be that 'libffi' makes 'include' a symlink to
>> 'lib/libffi-3.0.13/include', and union.scm cannot cope with conflicts
>> between a directory and a symlink.
> Ouch, good catch.

This is fixed with the new union.scm (commit 1212999.)

> I’ve come up with a test that reproduces it:

This test was actually bogus, so I committed a correct one (commit



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