Subject: Re: PR/36464 CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Ed Ravin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/09/2007 21:00:20
Christos - thanks for the quick fix, I will test it out later this
The man page for stat(2) also needs updating, in particular this part:
> The size-related fields of the struct stat are as follows:
> st_size The size of the file in bytes. A directory will be a mul-
> tiple of the size of the dirent(5) structure.
Should be changed to say that the meaning of st_size for a directory is
filesystem-dependent (the ZFS behavior of "number of entries in the
directory" is intentional).
On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 12:00:06AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Modified Files:
> src/lib/libc/gen: scandir.c
> Log Message:
> PR/36464: scandir(3) corrupts heap when run on ZFS directories because ZFS
> returns the number of entries as the directory size.
> Use a new, more conservative entries estimator.