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Re: rfc: kill ino64 mount option

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: rfc: kill ino64 mount option
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 10:09:14 +1000
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On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 05:39:28PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Does anyone have objections to kill the ino64 mount option?  It's purely
> a debug tool to force inode numbers outside of the range representable
> in 32bits and is quite invasive for something that could easily be
> debugged by just having a large enough filesystem..

It's the "large enough fs" that is the problem. XFSQA uses
small partitions for the most part, and this allows testing
of 64 bit inode numbers with a standard qa config.

That being said, I don't really if it goes or stays...


Dave Chinner

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