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Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume

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Subject: Re: file corruption during emacs build on XFS logical volume
From: Colin Walters <walters@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 03 Jan 2002 13:50:54 -0500
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On Wed, 2002-01-02 at 13:16, Sean Neakums wrote:
> I'm getting some random file corruption on one of my XFS LVM volumes,
> leading to things like an emacs binary that is filled with runs of
> NULs and pieces of deleted files.  

There was a problem reported with dumping emacs on NFS; it had to do
with a bad interaction with mmap().  Are you sure you're not actually
building over NFS?

As one data point, I'm running a 2.4.16+xfs kernel, and I've been able
to build emacs21 on Debian sid just fine (on an XFS file system).


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