Bug#590290: Bug#604181: Cron leaking file descriptors

Christian Kastner debian at kvr.at
Sun Nov 21 07:45:19 UTC 2010

reassign 590290 cron
forcemerge 590290 604181
tags 590290 confirmed pending

Hi Jaap,

On 11/21/2010 01:33 AM, Jaap Winius wrote:
> When cron runs lvdisplay (lvm2 2.02.66-4) from a simple shell script
> once every
> evening, my Debian squeeze system consistently gives this kind of error:
>    File descriptor 5 (/tmp/tmpfYDdkby (deleted)) leaked on lvdisplay
>    invocation. Parent PID 3291: /bin/sh
> This problem does not occur with lvm2 v2.02.39-7 on Debian lenny systems
> that also run the same script every evening.
> This report was first submitted as an lvm2 bug, #590290. However, the
> maintainers found no fault with lvdisplay and suggested it be reassigned
> to cron.

This was reported in Ubuntu recently (LP: #665912), a fix has already
been committed although it requires some more testing which I haven't
gotten around to yet.

If you're interested and/or willing to help testing, an amd64 package
(and source package, for other platforms) based on the current -115 plus
the (one-line) fix for this issue are available here:



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