At 00:05 29-11-2001 +0100, Stefan Smietanowski wrote:
Ok. Either noone cared or this mail got lost.
Could someone at least acknowledge reception?
We received it but some of the SGI people are on holiday.
You didn't get errors in your log? Was you're filesystem shutdown when this
Today I went into a directory to run a program and the binary was ..
broken. Couldn't load.
You mean that the ondisk binary had changed and did not work anymore?
Tried recompiling from source and that failed too, so I looked at the
source file and it was missing the end of the file.
It was my source so I gather it was the last bytes that were missing.
People have had problems with files containing NULL characters after a
unclean shutdown but You are the first I see with a actual damaged file.
Does the problem go away when compiling the tree with egcs? Could you try
2.4.16 when that is merged into CVS. It might be that 2.4.15 and -pre was
not that good. It was a pre kernel after all.
Does this happen often?
Every program has two purposes one for which
it was written and another for which it wasn't
I use the last kind.