[Gluster-devel] How to fix wrong telldir/seekdir usage

Emmanuel Dreyfus manu at netbsd.org
Sun Sep 14 05:09:45 UTC 2014

Pranith Kumar Karampuri <pkarampu at redhat.com> wrote:

> Just to make sure I understand the problem, the issue is happening 
> because self-heal-daemon uses anonymous fds to perform readdirs? i.e.
> there is no explicit opendir on the directory. Everytime there is a 
> readdir it may lead to opendir/seekdir/readdir/closedir. Did I get that
> right?

Yes, on the brick, it happens in xlator/features/index. 

> I believe posix xlator doesn't have this problem for non-anonymous fds
> where the DIR* stream is open till the final unref on the fd.

Then perhaps the solution is to change xlator/features/index behavior to
match xlator/storage/posix? There is also
xlator/features/snapview-server that may be affected.

Emmanuel Dreyfus
manu at netbsd.org

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