Re: [PATCH, TRIVIAL] Fix argument of BLKGETSIZE64

From: Rusty Russell (
Date: Wed Jun 12 2002 - 00:41:23 EST

In message <> you write:
> (2.5.21) The third argument to BLKGETSIZE64 is declared as u64 in
> include/linux/fs.h
> -#define BLKGETSIZE64 _IOR(0x12,114,sizeof(u64)) /*
> +#define BLKGETSIZE64 _IOR(0x12,114,sizeof(uint64_t)) /*

This is a wider question: uint64_t and int64_t (et. al) are ISO C
<stdint.h> requirements. Whether we should begin migration in 2.5, or
leave them alone is a Linus question.

> I think it should be uint64_t to allow glibc to copy and mangle the file into
> its header tree.

I don't think that's really an issue, is it?

  Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.
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