[OpenAFS] Return of the getcwd bug?

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@mit.edu
Sat, 3 Nov 2018 09:44:10 -0500

On Fri, Nov 02, 2018 at 11:55:42AM +0000, Neil Brown wrote:
> If it really is just us that's seeing this. I wonder if it may be related 
> to our use of automount (autofs). We use automount for various mappings, 
> but one is to map /autofs/nethome/USERNAME -> to the corresponding /afs/ 
> path and /home/ is a symlink to /autofs/nethome/. When the bug strikes 
> then I can't access /home/neilb or /autofs/nethome/neilb

Automount seems likely to engage the annoying interactions required by the
linux kernel VFS's insistence on a single canonical path for a given
dentry, yes.