Subject: Re: problem with tmpfs and linux emulation?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/09/2005 07:46:40
> >> I just installed the linux binary of openoffice2. It can't list
> >> the files in /tmp; it can list files elsewhere. /tmp is a tmpfs
> >> file system -- might this be related? ktruss wasn't very illuminating.
> >i guess that you need to implement "friendly" directory offsets.
> I'm afraid I don't understand.
> --Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
currently tmpfs directory cookies are composed in
a somewhat "strange" manner. while it shouldn't be a problem for
native "correct" applications, it can be for emulations and/or
broken applications. (mount_nfs -X is for the same problem.)