[Gluster-devel] upstream: Symbolic link not getting healed

Harshavardhana harsha at harshavardhana.net
Sun Dec 22 02:24:21 UTC 2013

> Sure, there could be a custom 3.4.2 build on which they can continue to
> operate till the problem gets fixed and tested thoroughly in 3.4.3. As I
> mentioned in my OP, the current fix causes self-healing of symbolic links
> to fail and this can potentially cause data loss. This has far more serious
> consequences than a particular workload failing through libgfapi.
> We have delayed 3.4.2 by a fair while and I don't think we can afford to
> hold it back further. We can consider releasing 3.4.3 soon after the errno
> issue gets fixed properly and we have adequate test coverage on that. For
> now the only option is to revert this patch.
Fair enough, i will communicate this with them - will keep a custom build
with 3.4.2 :-)

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