Re: [PATCH] Re: NFS "dev_t" issues..

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Tue Jan 01 2002 - 18:26:27 EST

On Tue, 1 Jan 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> What do you think about the attached simple patch, making the cookie
> size more explicit?

Well, I suspect that we actually should also make the format explicit, and
basically use the same translation that I did for the NFS filehandle. That
way it's still just a cookie, but it's a cookie with (a) explicit size and
(b) meaning that won't change over different kernel revisions.



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