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Re: WC corruption after checkout on Mac

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-14 15:35:11 CET

Ben, Augie: can you try running Eric's program?

--dave

On 11/14/07, Augie Fackler <durin42@gmail.com> wrote:
> And I've seen this bug once in a while and I don't even own Norton...
>
> On Nov 13, 2007, at 9:00 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> > Uh, I've had my Norton Autoprotect switched off since day 1.....
> >
> >
> > On Nov 13, 2007 6:12 PM, Eric Gillespie <epg@google.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Eric Gillespie <epg@google.com> writes:
> >>
> >>> Anyone with a Mac, please try this test program.
> >>>
> >>> - save it as bug.c
> >>> - make bug
> >>> - cp -r $svn_trunk/build data
> >>> - while :; do rm -rf work; ./bug; done
> >>>
> >>> Let us know what happens. On one particular Mac we have, we get
> >>> the random 0 byte files:
> >>>
> >>> work/gen_base.py 0 != 39113, unlink_error=2
> >>> work/get-py-info.py 0 != 4255, unlink_error=2
> >>> work/vc6-build.bat.in 0 != 5630, unlink_error=2
> >>> work/gen_make.py 0 != 20457, unlink_error=2
> >>> work/svn_config.vcproj.ezt 0 != 2515, unlink_error=2
> >>> work/swig.m4 0 != 9023, unlink_error=2
> >>> work/serf.dsp.ezt 0 != 2912, unlink_error=2
> >>> ...
> >>
> >> Glasser is the man, as usual! He figured out that it is
> >> triggered by having "Norton AutoProtect" running. I've filed a
> >> bug with Apple, including everything necessary to reproduce.
> >>
> >> Now, what should *we* do about it? Maybe:
> >>
> >> - Add a FAQ entry
> >> - Stop unlinking files we know don't exist
> >> We know whether the rename failed or not; only unlink if so.
> >> We should probably audit other del_on_pool_cleanup use, and,
> >> for that matter, all unlink calls.
> >>
> >>
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