[RFC PATCH v9 0/8] [PIDNS] Final
uzonyi.akos at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 20:36:44 UTC 2020
On Tue, 18 Aug 2020 at 01:38, Dmitry V. Levin <ldv at altlinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 12:18:43AM +0200, Ákos Uzonyi wrote:
> > The travis build  unfortunately shows some errors. On ppc mknod test fails,
> > but I have no idea why. Mknod is unrelated to my code. Do you have any idea?
> Something is broken in their ppc system: apparently, they allow the mknod
> syscall to exit without an error in cases where is must fail with EEXIST
> because the target file already exists. This violates the contract:
> "If pathname already exists, or is a symbolic link, this call fails with
> an EEXIST error." I suppose they use some kind of mknod interception,
> and it doesn't implement the expected semantics.
> We can either come up with a workaround or report a bug and let them fix it.
I reported this bug on Travis CI Community Forums .
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