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Re: bug#6816: df bug on 64-bit Solaris (need to use getextmntent)

From: Assaf Gordon
Subject: Re: bug#6816: df bug on 64-bit Solaris (need to use getextmntent)
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 23:01:44 -0600
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Hello Bruno,

On 2018-10-12 10:17 a.m., Bruno Haible wrote:
David Wood wrote:
At this point, me->me_dev contains a wrongly packed (32-bit) device
number, which forces the find_mount_point() code path (causing other
unpleasantries).  The following patch against coreutils v8.5 fixes the

This problem description was to the point, but I needed a bit of time to
understand the issue entirely.
So, really, we need to avoid the wrongly encoded dev_t values, and
this means to follow the advice from the mnttab.4 man page.

2018-10-12  Bruno Haible  <address@hidden>

        mountlist: Improve support for Solaris in 64-bit mode.
        Reported by David Wood <address@hidden> in
        * m4/ls-mntd-fs.m4 (gl_LIST_MOUNTED_FILE_SYSTEMS): On Solaris 8 or
        newer, define MOUNTED_GETEXTMNTENT instead of MOUNTED_GETMNTENT2.
        * lib/mountlist.c: Add code for MOUNTED_GETEXTMNTENT case.

Did this solve the issue (any reports from Solaris users)?
can this bug be closed?


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