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Re: regarding the inode64 mount option

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: regarding the inode64 mount option
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 10:18:09 -0500
Cc: Michael Weissenbacher <mw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 02:21:44PM +0200, Michael Weissenbacher
...

>> I haven't found any definitive clear documentation abount the pro's
>> and con's, so maybe you can give me some hints :-)
> 
> The only reason speaking against inode64 are old buggy programs that 
> can't cope with a 64bit ino_t, Eric had a quite scary list of those 
> in Fedora somewhere..

http://sandeen.net/wordpress/?p=9
-Eric

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