[clug] un-long-listable directory

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Mon Jun 16 21:36:18 EST 2003

On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 06:01:01PM +1000, Michael.James at csiro.au wrote:
> Anyone met this before?
> I'm ripping and ogg encoding some CDs using Grip.
> On one CD grip keeps segfaulting out,
>  leaving me with a directory that I can't do a long listing of.
> eg: 
> ls			is fine, no problem characters in the filenames
> ls -l			is not, hangs forever

At a wild stab, I'd guess something is funky with the nsswitch.conf
setup and it's trying to do a NIS or LDAP lookup for something.

David Gibson			| For every complex problem there is a
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