Bug#898287: Subject: disorderfs inode on getdents

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Wed May 9 23:12:55 BST 2018

Hi Omar,

> When using disorderfs the inodes returned by a system call to getdents are
> all the same value
> This leads to an inconsistent state between inodes as well as breaking
> assumptions programs might make about unique inodes when checking the
> results of getdents.

Heh. How did you spot this? Or rather, what application/foo makes
these assumptions?

(Just curious. I mean, we use disorderfs a *lot* in the reproducible
builds project and don't appear to have hit this before.)

Best wishes,

     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby at debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk

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