[Gluster-devel] struct stat.st_blocks inconsistent across cluster nodes

Ralph Böhme slow at samba.org
Fri Aug 31 09:55:50 UTC 2018

Hi folks!

I recently came across an issue where struct stat.st_blocks is not consistent 
across cluster nodes.

This breaks applications that check this field after a node failover as 
discussed in this Samba bug:


This is similar to the timestamp issue that recently got addressed:


Just wanted to raise the issue. Is this expected behaviour?

Let me know if you want me to file a bug or RFE.


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