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SubjectRe: Migrating to larger numbers
Once upon a time, H. Peter Anvin <> said:
>Guess what? We *ALREADY* depend on these -- dev_t in libc6 is a
>64-bit number.

Which means that glibc isn't POSIX compliant unless you are using gcc
(or define __GNUC__), where you have a definition of dev_t that uses the
non-standard "long long" type. On the rest, glibc defines dev_t as a
struct of two unsigned longs, which is not an arithmetic type.
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