Re: IA64 ino_t incorrectly sized?

From: Matthew Wilcox <willy_at_debian.org>
Date: 2003-10-15 23:29:21
On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 02:54:53PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 11:25:04AM +1000, Nathan Scott wrote:
> > I'd appreciate any suggestions about a cleaner way to do the
> > common types.h and nfsd/syscall.h header changes.
> 
> First question:  What about other LP64 arches besides IA64.  IMHO
> having differen't ino_t on different LP64 arches is a rather bad idea.

All architectures typedef __kernel_ino_t to unsigned long except alpha,
ia64 and s390x.  I guess ia64 just copied the wrong architecture at
the beginning.

> AQnd if we go the ino_t is unsigned long route for all 64bit arches
> the ifdefs would also magically disappear..

Sounds like a good plan.

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