Bug 3172 - `make test` fails when using xattr patch
`make test` fails when using xattr patch
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core
All Linux
: P3 normal
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Assigned To: Wayne Davison
Rsync QA Contact
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Reported: 2005-10-15 20:44 UTC by Mike Frysinger
Modified: 2006-03-12 02:56 UTC (History)
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test.log (7.73 KB, text/plain)
2005-10-15 20:47 UTC, Mike Frysinger
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Description Mike Frysinger 2005-10-15 20:45:59 UTC
tested rsync-2.6.6 and rsync cvs and both fail the same way

here's what i did to reproduce:
cvs -d :pserver:cvs@pserver.samba.org:/cvsroot co rsync
cd rsync
patch -p0 < patches/acls.diff 
patch -p0 < patches/xattrs.diff 
./configure --enable-acl-support --enable-xattr-support
make proto
make test

--> FAIL    itemize

find log of test failure attached
Comment 1 Mike Frysinger 2005-10-15 20:47:07 UTC
Created attachment 1516 [details]
Comment 2 Mike Frysinger 2005-10-16 14:00:53 UTC
Michael Cramer proposed this fix:

Comment 3 Wayne Davison 2005-10-16 16:34:07 UTC
The acls.diff patch had this same problem fixed back in July, but the analagous
change apparently didn't get made to the xattrs code.  I've committed a fix into
CVS which fixes the testsuite failure (it needed more changes than the gentoo
patch, BTW).

This does not change the fact that the code in xattr.c is lacking in its ability
to report if the xattr values changed or not (when xattrs are being preserved).
 That will need to be fixed before this can be accepted into a released version
of rsync.