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

    > 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:


    Chris Wing

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