Minor bug "failed to make fifo error" resulting from left-over cruft (Was: [distcc] distcc 0.9 released)
mbp at samba.org
Thu Sep 5 07:30:01 GMT 2002
On 4 Sep 2002, "Hien D. Ngo" <hien at moses.xp.com> wrote:
> Got this error when trying to run with distcc 0.9. Looks like I had cruft left over
> from many older compiles that got in the way in /tmp. Any way to make
> distcc/distccd clean up after itself or more resiliant? Or is this cleanup
> something that should be done by a sysadmin-ish cron job? For now, I'm just making
> the cleanup part of my distccd startup script.
> I'm running tests with 0.9 now. My RH 6 boxes seem to be working just fine (almost
> 24 hours now.) Re-running the RH 7 test now after cleaning out the left-over cruft
> in /tmp.
> Keeping my fingers crossed...
> $ ls -l /tmp/distcc_00002493/server_0011496.ii
> prw------- 1 ngoh fir 0 Aug 20
> 11:21 /tmp/distcc_00002493/server_0011496.ii
> tail /tmp/distcc.log
> distccd (dcc_accept_job) Warning: failed to make fifo /tmp/distcc_00002493/server_0011496.ii: File exists
> distccd (dcc_accept_job) continuing without fifo
Are you really sure that's distcc 0.9? That message no longer comes
out of dcc_accept_job(). Try --version.
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