[Gluster-users] .glusterfs GFID links

Nithya Balachandran nbalacha at redhat.com
Thu Mar 21 03:43:09 UTC 2019

On Wed, 20 Mar 2019 at 22:59, Jim Kinney <jim.kinney at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have half a zillion broken symlinks in the .glusterfs folder on 3 of 11
> volumes. It doesn't make sense to me that a GFID should linklike some of
> the ones below:
> /data/glusterfs/home/brick/brick/.glusterfs/9e/75/9e75a16f-fe4f-411e-937d-1a6c4758fd0e
> -> ../../c7/6f/c76ff719-dde6-41f5-a327-7e13fdf6ec4b/bundle2
> /data/glusterfs/home/brick/brick/.glusterfs/9e/75/9e7594de-c68a-44d0-a959-46ceb628c28b
> -> SSL_CTX_set0_CA_list.html
> /data/glusterfs/home/brick/brick/.glusterfs/9e/75/9e75a40b-990f-4dd5-8aaa-9996da0fbdf4
> -> ../../46/93/4693face-affb-4647-bcd0-919bccc82c42/labeled_tensor
> /data/glusterfs/home/brick/brick/.glusterfs/9e/75/9e75eb33-2941-461f-aa50-394a8e9cbba1
> -> libtiff.so.5.2.6
> The links are pointing to file names in the .glusterfs directories.
> Shouldn't all of these be symlinks to other GFID entries and not contain
> text like "bundle2" and "labeled_tensor"?
> Hi,

These bundle2 and labeled_tensor links are fine - they are gfids of
directories, not files, so the symlinks created will point to the parent
The  ones pointing to SSL_CTX_set0_CA_list.html and  libtiff.so.5.2.6 look
odd. They should not be symlinks . File handles should be hardlinks.


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