Re: Bug Infested MKISOFS Utility reports bogus "Directory Loop" error

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 02:30:29 EST

On Thu, 25 May 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

> The MKISOFS utility reports bogus "Directory is in a loop" messages
> while attempting to create an ISO image of an NWFS volume on
> 2.3.99-pre9. Analysis of inode numbers within the underlying file
> system reveals that there are NO duplicate inode numbers, despite what
> MKISOFS reports.
> It functions correctly with EXT2, but is also brokwn on NKFS, NCPFS< and
> SMPFS -- gives similiar errors. Looks like more POSIX/GLIB crap.
> Any ideas?

Try to look for fts_open(3) and friends - mkisofs may be better off with

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