[csw-maintainers] lighttpd and ipv6

Sebastian Kayser skayser at opencsw.org
Tue Mar 1 17:09:26 CET 2011

* Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> (switched to maintainers@ as of general interest)
> Am 01.03.2011 um 12:34 schrieb Maciej Blizi??ski:
> > David, do you know if the mod_compress module does work in the non-gar
> > build of lighttpd?  If it doesn't, then maybe we can disable the test
> > suite in the gar build for now and release garified lighttpd?  In the
> > meantime, we'd continue looking at the mod_compress issue, until it's
> > solved.
> The issue was real. When sending compressed data the compression is done
> in a temp directory which is created on demand. If this directory is on
> an automounted filesystem (like /home/dam) the result of mkdir(2) is
> ENOSYS instead of EEXIST which confuses the recursive directory creation
> routine thinking that the directory is already there:
>   /1:     mkdir("/home", 0700)                            Err#17 EEXIST
>   /1:     mkdir("/home/dam", 0700)                        Err#89 ENOSYS

Cool. Not an uncommon issue btw., also saw it with Dovecot a while ago:



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