[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: restricted sourceless ARM uploads

On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 03:11:45PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > A prime example is the "tar" testsuite which is very picky about
> > filesystem behaviour.
> > - With a real ARM CPU building on local (USB) storage, it passes all tests
> > - With a real ARM CPU over NFS the testsuite fails one test (cyclic renames)
> > - From QEMU in a locally-mounted nfsroot it fails a dozen tests.
> > - Building with QEMU in an NBD volume passes all tests.
> Clock skew, I guess?

IIRC it has to do with the order in which files in a directory are
returned by readdir.  We found that the tar testsuite blew up on some
RHEL systems too, and various NFS servers.

Daniel Jacobowitz

Reply to: