Bug 990 - findutils-4.1-24.i386.rpm
Summary: findutils-4.1-24.i386.rpm
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: findutils
Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-01-29 02:26 UTC by jprosa
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-03-25 00:01:46 UTC


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Description jprosa 1999-01-29 02:26:18 UTC
Here is the scenario:

[nobody@limowrck /]$ whoami
nobody

[nobody@limowrck /]$ ls -al /
total 49
drwxr-xr-x  24 root     root         1024 Jan 23 15:53 .
drwxr-xr-x  24 root     root         1024 Jan 23 15:53 ..
<snip>
drwxr-x---   3 root     winblows     1024 Aug 19 17:24 dos
</snip>


[nobody@limowrck /]$ /usr/bin/updatedb
find: error in /etc/mtab: /dos/dosc: Permission denied

[nobody@limowrck /]$ df
Filesystem         1024-blocks  Used Available Capacity
Mounted on
/dev/hda2             365447   41661   304910     12%   /
df: /dos/dosc: Permission denied
/dev/hda6            1088223  167720   864278     16%
/home
/dev/hda5            1088223  574930   457068     56%   /usr
/dev/hda8             497667   20008   451957      4%   /var
/dev/hda9             209960      25   199093      0%   /tmp
/dev/hda7             590862      13   560328      0%
/spare1
/dev/hda12           1088223  519823   512175     50%
/spare2
/dev/hda13            925064      13   877260      0%
/spare3

Now why should it fail just because I close up a directory?

BUG! :)

The error should be ignored and the program be able to
continue on.  The file to fix is in find/fstype.[c,c.glibc]

I'm posting a patch right now.  (Its not the prettiest, but
it works. :)



------- Email Received From  %Junkhead% <jprosa@limowrck.erols.com> 01/28/99 21:31 -------

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-03-25 00:01:59 UTC
This changes the behavior of find in order to prevent an error
message from updatedb. The error message is easily dealt with
(using grep -V).

BTW updatedb has been replaced in Red Hat 6.0.


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