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Re: pkg_comp hiccups on 4.99.64 ("Device busy")

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 04:26:05PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> I have also noticed this here, and I think it is a bug in the kernel.
> This problem used to exist pre-4.0 (or even pre-3.0, I don't remember)
> and is the reason behind the SYNC_UMOUNT configuration variable (or
> whatever it is called).  However, I recently noticed that this
> variable does not do the correct job in current versions of pkg_comp
> because the code does the sync after the unmount, which is incorrect.
> Try to reverse this in the code and use the variable; you should be
> able to workaround the problems.

Why not implement this in CVS so everyone can benefit from this patch?

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