read errors mapping "/profiles/ChangeLog" (in gentoo-portage)
Alan McKinnon wrote:
> On Sunday 19 October 2008 09:06:23 Dale wrote:
>> I did a sync earlier and noticed this little message scroll by:
>> WARNING: profiles/ChangeLog failed verification -- update discarded
>> (will try again).
>> rsync: read errors mapping "/profiles/ChangeLog" (in gentoo-portage):
>> Stale NFS file handle (116)
>> Anybody else get that? Portage seems to work fine, downloading java
>> right now and OOo for the rest of the week. Just curious if someone
>> should know about this or not.
> Check bugzilla. If there is something wrong with the tree, it's likely already
> reported and fixed. You probably synced while an update to that part of the
> tree was going on - happens to me about once a year (i.e. not very often)
> The error itself is harmless, it's just a ChangeLog file. So by rights therest
> of portage and the tree should continue to work just fine.
Sort of what I thought. Everything is working just fine but if I see it
again, same file, then I'll check into it more closely.
I guess with a tree as big as Gentoo has, someone is messing with one or
more files about all the time. Bound to catch one on occasion I guess.
< shrugs >