Patch for 'zfs send -R' core dump (pr bin/130105)

George Hartzell hartzell at
Thu Feb 19 16:44:46 PST 2009

Pawel Jakub Dawidek writes:
 > On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 07:11:14PM +0100, Roman Divacky wrote:
 > > 
 > > btw.... I track the opensolaris hg at work and there's a quite a few commits
 > > to zfs (almost) every week. fixing coredumps and other problems.
 > > 
 > > maybe we can track the opensolaris a little closer?
 > It is beeing tracked very close, I'd say, in perforce
 > (//depot/user/pjd/zfs/...).
 > The problem is that trivial fixes are mixed with very intrusive changes,
 > so it is too risky to track it even in HEAD (I'm running HEAD on my
 > ZFS-only laptop!). OpenSolaris development is also very different from
 > FreeBSD's. We use to describe every single change very carefully in
 > commit logs, where OpenSolaris commits are based only on bug number and
 > bug descriptions. Many changes are committed at once, so it is hard to
 > pick only some changes.

Is it possible for fixes like the one that I posted to get merged into
-CURRENT w/out waiting for your next mega-relase?

On the one hand it would be very useful, on the other I can imagine
that if it happens too often it would make your life difficult.


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