Re: [PATCH] print_dev_t for 2.6.0-test1-mm

From: Joel Becker (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 03:06:27 EST

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 03:05:58AM +0200, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> There is no flag day. The kernel must be updated, glibc must be
> updated, user space software must be updated. A long process
> that will take years. Indeed, so far we have not succeeded in
> updating the kernel, and eight years went by.

        Yes, software must be updated. Why on earth would you update it
twice when once will do?

> Filesystems? Last I looked reiserfs handled 32 bits.

        And you treat it as having 16bits until reiser4 or reiser5
handles 64bits.



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