Re: VFS 64-bit clean

Chip Salzenberg (
Sat, 28 Feb 1998 12:41:23 -0500

According to Remy Card:
> I should probably rename the two fields in my next patch:
> i_file_acl -> i_acl and i_dir_acl -> i_default_acl.

Since we really don't need 64 bits right now -- given the 32-bit limit
on block numbers, no file size can exceed 44 or 45 bits -- how about

If I read the code correctly, i_osync is always zero on disk. So when
we read an inode we could copy it to a new field that we add on the
end of the structure and set it to zero; then when we write an inode
we can set it from the new field and then write it out.

Chip Salzenberg                - a.k.a. -               <>
"I brought the atom bomb.  I think it's a good time to use it."  //MST3K

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