Subject: corrupt METALOG files on SMP machines with UNPRIVED build
To: None <>
From: Christian Limpach <chris@Pin.LU>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/21/2002 15:25:07

I've noticed on several occasions now that an UNPRIVED build on a SMP
machine will fail because the METALOG file gets messed up when two instances
of install update it at the same time.  The corrupt lines will look like
usr/include/sys/ptrace.h type=file mode=0444
 uname=root gname=wheel time=1021321141.0
[...  several lines which are ok...]
8k/root/usr/include/sys/protosw.h type=file mode=044
4 uname=root gname=wheel time=985202549.0

This is with -j 3 on Linux.  The filesystem is reiserfs.  Has anybody seen
this with NetBSD?