[clug] un-long-listable directory

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Mon Jun 16 22:11:02 EST 2003

On 16 Jun 2003, David Gibson <david at gibson.dropbear.id.au> wrote:
> 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.


  strace ls -l 

and watch where it hangs.


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software either. Period. You can only cause trouble.
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