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SubjectRe: [2.6] smbfs & "du" illness

In article <20040925171104.GN580@jeremy1> (at Sat, 25 Sep 2004 10:11:04 -0700), Jeremy Allison <> says:

> > And yes, that's a _fixed_ blocksize. When you use "stat()", and you look
> > at "st_blocks", it's ALWAYS in 512-byte entities. It doesn't matter that
> > "st_blksize" might be something else - when UNIX counts blocks, it counts
> > them in 512-byte chunks.
> st_blocks and st_blksize are not in the POSIX spec
> That's why I got so pissed with the extensions spec
> as it didn't specify a unit size. Rather an assume
> "all the world is 512" which is plainly wrong, I
> decided to make it a unit of bytes on the wire.
> The client can then return in the correct blocksize
> for it's own system.

|The unit for the st_blocks member of the stat structure is not
|defined within IEEE Std 1003.1-2001. In some implementations it
|is 512 bytes. It may differ on a file system basis. There is no
|correlation between values of the st_blocks and st_blksize, and
|the f_bsize (from <sys/statvfs.h>) structure members.

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