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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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