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SubjectRe: [linux-lvm] Re: *** ANNOUNCEMENT *** LVM 0.9.1 beta1 available at www.sistina.com
On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 06:43:23PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Anton, you write:
> > Have a look at 2.4, arch/sparc64/kernel/ioctl32.c
>
> Yuk.
>
> > Would it be possible to clean up the ioctl interface so we dont need
> > such large hacks for LVM support? I can do the work but I want to be
> > sure you guys will agree to it.
>
> What is the reason for all this? Alignment/wordsize/other? If you look
> at the IOP10 code, much of the in-core data structs were changed to int
> or long, so this sparc code may not be necessary.

The longs are the biggest problem AFAICS.
long is 64bit on sparc64 and 32bit on sparc32...

Christoph

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