> -----Original Message-----
> From: Axel Thimm [mailto:Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 26 August 2003 18:20
> To: Eric Sandeen
> Cc: Simon Matter; Kai Leibrandt; linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Patch 1300 & rpm issue with 1.3.0
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 10:44:04AM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > FWIW, the other solution seems to be to get the latest RPMs from
> > rpm.org
> > (4.2.x) which turn off O_DIRECT in the rpm source.
> So using rpm-4.2, 4.1.1 or 4.0.5 should be fine (see:
> > I still don't know what the underlying problem actually is.
> If rpm >= 4.2 does the job, I'd rather put a Requires: line
> in the kernel specfile than crippling XFS. After all I have
> backported rpm 4.2 for RH8.0 and RH7.3, so it is available
> from the same source.
I agree totally, although some people may get thworn off by a kernel
spec having a Requires: in it.
> I'll do some more testing with rpm 4.2. Kai, could you also
> try it out?
Yes I will but I won't be able to get back to you with results until the
weekend... But the referenced message looks very encouraging.