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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove 2TB block device limit
    Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
    > ...
    > >This code:
    > >
    > > printk("%lu%s", some_sector, some_string);
    > >
    > >will work fine with 32-bit sector_t. But with 64-bit sector_t it
    > >will generate a warning at compile-time and an oops at runtime.
    > >
    > >The same problem applies to dma_addr_t. Jeff, davem and I kicked
    > >that around a while back and ended up deciding that although there
    > >are a number of high-tech solutions, the dumb one was best:
    > Why not the even dumber one? Forget FMT_SECTOR_T and always use %Lu and
    > typecast (unsigned long long)sector_t_variable in the printk.

    Agree. The nice thing about the typecast is that you
    can format the output with %06Lx, %9Ld, %Lo or whatever.
    The FMT_SECTOR_T thing forces you to use the chosen formatting.

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