Re: Linux/alpha vs. 2.4.20 and ISO9660 vs long file names

From: Stephen Williams (
Date: Sat Dec 14 2002 - 11:13:51 EST

"Stephen Williams" <> writes:

> For some reason, ls is having trouble with long file names on the
> disk. I follow with strace, and getdents64 is returning the right
> number of entries, but then ls tries to lstat a truncated name. I
> can't say of the getdirent64 is trundating the name, but it seems
> likely. said:
> This might be caused by a bug in stxcpy. Please try 2.4.210-pre1,
> which contains a patch by Ivan Kokshaysky for this.

2.4.21-pre1 seems to have cured my symptoms, so I'm satisfied.
I guess that means that vanilla 2.4.20 is not right for alphas.
Thanks for the suggestion.

Steve Williams                "The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
steve at           But I have promises to keep,
steve at         and lines to code before I sleep,       And lines to code before I sleep."

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