[Gluster-devel] posix-locks bugs
avati at zresearch.com
Sat Feb 16 10:42:11 UTC 2008
patch-666 fixes this. Thanks for the pointer!
2007/12/18, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>:
> new_posix_lock (struct flock *flock, transport_t *transport, pid_t
> if (flock->l_len == 0)
> lock->fl_end = ULONG_MAX;
> fl_end is "signed long long" type pretty much everywhere. The main bug
> here is that with 64bit systems ULONG_MAX gets converted to -1, and
> l_len=0 locks break completely.
> With 32bit systems it also breaks if doing lock ranges above 4GB in a
> file, but this is probably less of a problem.
> So, this should work better:
> lock->fl_end = LLONG_MAX;
> (BTW. Why aren't PGP signatures allowed here? I got "The message's
> content type was not explicitly allowed")
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