Thanks, Dave. When I created the patch, I was concern about this.
I will change the MIBs counters to 'u32' or 'u64'.
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"David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx> on 12/05/2003 12:31:33 PM
cc: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, Shirley
Subject: Re: [PATCH]snmp6 64-bit counter support in proc.c
On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 12:14:47 -0800
Shirley Ma <mashirle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I add this because there are some 64-bit counters in the new IPv6 MIBs.
> This patch has been tested agaist linux-2.6.0-test9, and cleanly applied
"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.