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Re: current CVS Hurd and glibc (except libthreads)

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: current CVS Hurd and glibc (except libthreads)
Date: 29 Jul 2002 16:17:28 -0700
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Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

> It seems that reverse lookup of pathnames doesn't work (see last mails,
> EIEIO).  But when doing "cd /", the getcwd errors go away (yeah), because
> the shell seems to be happy to construct the current directory name from
> that base point on.

Yes, if getcwd breaks, you can get the shell happy that way.  I do
remember this.

> The other bug I found very soon is that "cat /some/file" gives a write
> IPC error "msg too small".  Apparently, similar failures happen when
> programs try to read configuration files (ping can not lookup icmp service
> in /etc/services, for example).

Sounds for all the world like a version number mismatch in an RPC.  

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