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Re: avoid spurious failures from MacOS readdir bug

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: avoid spurious failures from MacOS readdir bug
Date: Sat, 06 Dec 2008 16:02:27 +0100
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Eric Blake wrote:
> According to Paolo Bonzini on 12/5/2008 11:35 PM:
>> Indeed, they shouldn't have problems because their line length limit is
>> ~4000 (giving a maximum length of ~2000 bytes for files in the
>> directory, which is safe).  However, note that the script is emulating
>> uniq, not sort -u.  I don't know if this is safe?
> ls already sorts its output.

Ok, that was it, patch fine then.

> (technically, there are instances where sorting after sed is still
> necessary, but for this particular sed script, all we are doing is
> deleting lines).

Of course.


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