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[[!meta title="software which is too damned clever for its own good"]]
[[!meta author="Daniel Silverstone"]]
[[!meta date="2003-05-28 14:34:00 +0100"]]
[[!tag old-livejournal]]

Bloody OpenMOSIX MFS has inconsistent handling of fstat() and stat()
with a 64 bit dev_t Irritatingly, GNU CP and GNU MV notice that
difference and refuse to do things, complaining that things are changing
under their feet because when they go stat() open() fstat() they get
different device numbers. **cry**