On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 09:30:15AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Now that we've stopped using the Linux inode cache when can trivally
> support the inode64 mount option on 32bit architectures. As far as the
> kernel and most userspace is concerned this works perfectly, but
> applications still using really old stat and readdir interfaces will get
> an EOVERFLOW error when hitting an inode number not fitting into 32
> bits (that problem of course also exists when using these applications
> on a 64bit kernel).
> Note that because inode64 is simply a mount option we can currently
> mount a filesystem having > 32 bit inode numbers and cause a variety of
> problems, all this is solved but this patch which enables XFS_BIG_INUMS,
> even when inode64 is not used.
> (First sent on October 18th)
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Reviewed-by; Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>