On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 11:49:09PM +0100, Guillaume Ayoub wrote: > More information can be found at: > http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-u...@lists.debian.org/msg562576.html > > As Sven says, the bug is caused by debian/patches/any/cvs-futimens.diff, > reporting the 'bad file descriptor' error. Without this patch, futimens() > failed silently, as utimensat() has been added in kernel 2.6.22.
The patch is actually correct, it makes futimens() conform to POSIX , and reject bad descriptors. The fact that the kernel has utimensat() or not should not change anything here. I'll investigate that more in details tomorrow.  http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/utimensat.html -- Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73 aurel...@aurel32.net http://www.aurel32.net -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-glibc-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org