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Re: Bug in 'find' 4.2.11-CVS when traversing NTFS mount points

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005, Tim Hubberstey wrote:

> I'm experiencing a problem with 'find' when mounted NTFS volumes
> (junctions) are involved. I have created a sample directory structure
> /cygdrive/c/aa/aa where 'aa' is the mount point for another NTFS drive.
> >From DOSland it looks like this:
> C:\> dir \aa
>  Directory of C:\aa
> 2005/02/17  00:35       <DIR>          .
> 2005/02/17  00:35       <DIR>          ..
> 2005/02/17  00:35       <JUNCTION>     aa
> this gets errors and @@@FindMeFirst is not found:
> $ find /cygdrive/c -name @@@F\*
> find: Filesystem loop detected; `/cygdrive/c/aa/aa' has the same device
> number and inode as a directory which is 2 levels higher in the
> filesystem hierarchy.

Try 'find -noleaf'.  AFAIK, find's "leaf optimization" is the only thing
that actively checks inodes, but I haven't looked at the latest findutils
sources, so I may be wrong.
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