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SubjectRe: VFS 64-bit clean

> There has been general enthusiasm for a "new" filesystem, but not
> necessarily consensus on what the new features should contain.
> For example, just to take the simplest example: when people say that
> they want 64 bit support, do they mean:
> * support for sparse files greater than 2GB?
> * support for files which contain greater than 2**42 bytes of
> data

This one would be sufficient.

> * support for large files that can be mmap'ed, or just read?

Reading is enough. Usually, noone tries to mmap such files. (I know,
it gets a bit messy...)

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