Bug#517701: file descriptors leak during vgscan invocations
waldi at debian.org
Sun Mar 1 18:54:32 UTC 2009
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 04:34:30PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> On the last few upgrades of lvm2, I saw the following output:
This warnings are there since a long time.
> File descriptor 51 (/var/lib/debtags/vocabulary.idx) leaked on vgchange invocation. Parent PID 32047: /bin/sh
> File descriptor 52 (/var/lib/debtags/vocabulary) leaked on vgchange invocation. Parent PID 32047: /bin/sh
> File descriptor 53 (/var/lib/debtags/package-tags.idx) leaked on vgchange invocation. Parent PID 32047: /bin/sh
> This is a bit scary. First of all, I don't know what it means, not
> can I find any information about it.
Ask the owner of this files, most likely debtags.
> Second, and possibly more
> importantly, what why does LVM even know about file descriptors?
| for i in 3 ... high number: close(i)
> Either that's due to featuritis, some
> other design errors, or there's something else gravely wrong.
Don't shoot the messenger. Find the real cause.
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