Config file include order bug?

Sven Hartge sven at
Thu Jul 16 14:33:01 CEST 2020

On 16.07.20 14:29, Alan DeKok wrote:
> On Jul 16, 2020, at 5:11 AM, Sven Hartge <sven at> wrote:
>> On 15.07.20 17:54, Alan DeKok wrote:

>>>   Sure.  The larger issue is that I tested it on OSX, and scandir() returns *duplicates*.  i.e. it seems to randomly return the same file multiple times.  So that's useless.
>> Hmm. When was the last time you tested this?
>   5 minutes before I replied.

That is ugly. And interesting.

>> I don't doubt your findings but a colleague and I were not able to reproduce this on a current OSX system, no duplicate entries could be provoked.
>   I sorted the entries using the alphasort() function.  It was pretty definitive.  One directory had one file in it, and scandir() returned an array of 3 entries, all of the same filename.
>   For reading mods-enabled/, it randomly returned duplicates.
>   It's pretty difficult to get scandir() wrong, or to use it wrong.  If the directory has one file and scandir() returns 3, well, that's a problem.

Out if interest: can you share your test-code? I'd like to experiment
with it.


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