bugfindutils - Bugs: bug #37926, -inum doesn't work on ext4 file...


bug #37926: -inum doesn't work on ext4 file systems with oldfind 4.5.10

Submitted by:  James Youngman <jay>
Submitted on:  Fri 14 Dec 2012 10:43:49 PM UTC  
Category: findSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: Wrong resultStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: James Youngman <jay>
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 4.5.10Fixed Release: 4.5.11

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Fri 14 Dec 2012 10:52:21 PM UTC, comment #1:

Bernhard Voelker has already proposed a fix on the mailing list. However, this patch should result in dramatically fewer calls to stat if the stat information is not needed by any other test.

I'm going to push the patch shortly.

(file #27096)

James Youngman <jay>
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Fri 14 Dec 2012 10:43:49 PM UTC, original submission:

With findutils-4.5.10 the -inum option works only on some fs types. I tried xfs and ext4 and while -inum works on xfs, it doesn't on ext4. -samefile works on both fs types. This is on a openSUSE 12.2 system with kernel 3.4.6.

Where might I look to possibly pinpoint the POF?

James Youngman <jay>
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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 02 Feb 2013 02:56:00 PM UTCjayOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
      Fixed ReleaseNone=>4.5.11
    Fri 14 Dec 2012 10:52:21 PM UTCjayAttached File-=>Added 0001-Fix-bug-37926-false-negatives-in-oldfind-inum.patch, #27096
    Fri 14 Dec 2012 10:43:49 PM UTCjayCarbon-Copy-=>Added bernhard voelker

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