Avoid duplicate names in /proc/registry (which may crash find) ?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Dec 2 14:50:00 GMT 2008

On Dec  2 07:31, Eric Blake wrote:
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> According to Corinna Vinschen on 12/2/2008 5:08 AM:
> > - If find crashes in this situation, isn't this a bug in find which
> >   should be fixed in find?
> No.  The problem is that readdir() is returning the same name twice, once
> for a directory and once for a file.  Even without d_type support, this
> means when you go to stat() that name, you get the same answer twice

Right, but that doesn't mean find should crash.  What about a graceful
solution to an obvious problem in the underlying FS?


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