guestfs 1.38 with RHEL 7.6 is returning null values when there are too many files in a directory in a virtual filesystem.

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Issue

  • guestfs 1.38 with RHEL 7.6 is returning null values when there are too many files in a directory in a virtual filesystem.
You can not do a directory listing when there are too many files in the directory when mounted via guestfs.
If you mount that image via the loopback you can see the files with the same image.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6

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