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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 32-bit UID support for 2.3.27pre2 (UPDATED)
Ulrich:

> A few comments:
>
> - the glibc patch mentioned is certainly not the one which would be
> included. It would a create a libc which only works on new kernels.

Yes, this is indeed the case. glibc hacking is hard (for me at least) and
I haven't done all the work required for backwards compatibility there
too. I will certainly help do the rest of the work needed.

>
> - different fields in the stat structures should be used. Leave the ones
> following the time fields available for nanosecond resolution time stamps.
> This is why these unused fields are there in the first place.

Okay, I'll switch to using the last 2 unused fields instead. Now I see the
reasoning behind the pad space :)

Updated patches with this change are now available at:

http://www.engin.umich.edu/caen/systems/Linux/code/misc/2.3/19991109b/


Thanks,

Chris Wing
wingc@engin.umich.edu


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