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On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 07:57:36AM +0100, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> >>>>> " " == H J Lu <> writes:
> > I don't know how it will work with real 64bit cookies on a
> > 32bit host for NFS V3 since you truncate it into 32bit during
> > sign extension.
> It won't for the moment, but that's a problem with the readdir() API
> which uses the 32-bit off_t rather than loff_t for the filldir()

I noticed that also.

> interface. The reason I added an extra truncation for the value of
> file->f_pos (which is used to fill the d_off field only for the last
> dirent) was for consistency with this interface.
> I do have a patch to change the format of filldir too, but it'll
> probably have to wait until Linux 2.5.

I much prefer to have a new getdents system call which will also return
d_type so that the 32 bit function in glibc can use this new getdents
instead of getdents64.

H.J. Lu (
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