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Re: [PATCH]snmp6 64-bit counter support in proc.c

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]snmp6 64-bit counter support in proc.c
From: Shirley Ma <mashirle@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 14:52:51 -0800
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Organization: IBM Linux
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> "sizeof(unsigned long)" evaluates to 8 on 64-bit systems,
> yet you assume it always evaluated to 4 as on 32-bit systems.
>
> Maybe it would be wiser to explicitly use 'u32' and 'u64' for
> the types of the snmp counters?
>
> This has always been a sore area.

This is the new patch against 2.6.1 kernel.

Thanks
Shirley Ma
IBM Linux Technology Center

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