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SubjectRe: pre 2.0.5 2.0.6 hang with /dev/fd0
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> Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl wrote:
> > but maybe it is better to revert the above patch on fs.h.
> > I don't know why it was made (to allow 2TB files instead of 1TB ones?)
> > but it is too dangerous to make such changes just before 2.0.
>
> I second this. One of my machines has its root on xiafs, and quite suffered
> from this bug. Changes from signed to unsigned in vital header files should
> always be thought over very thoroughly.

Third this too. You can now write past the end of file and it loops back
to the start on NFS...

We need to decide if we are really having a code freeze and stop making small
and very dangerous changes



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