Re: Max users on Linux based FTP Site

Marc Lehmann (
Tue, 1 Apr 1997 22:23:01 +0200 (CEST)

>IMHO there should be a flag day (for distribution makers) where uid_t is
>changed to long (or unsigned long ;), that way we can all upgrade, and
>stay in sync pre-built binary wise. We don't all have to upgrade on the

glibc already does this, all binaries compiled with glibc use
int as pid_t (which is four bytes on linux/x86). Thus the kernel
can change as soon as all have switched to libc6 (aka glibc-2)


for a pentium-optimizing gcc, look at

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