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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove 2TB block device limit
At 10:53 10/05/02, Peter Chubb wrote:
> >>>>> "Jens" == Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de> writes:
>
>Jens> On Fri, May 10 2002, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> >> Why not the even dumber one? Forget FMT_SECTOR_T and always use %Lu
> >> and typecast (unsigned long long)sector_t_variable in the printk.
>
>Jens> I like that better too, it's what I did in the block layer too.
>
>That's exactly what I did in the patch....
>
>Except most places I used u64 not unsigned long long (it's the same
>thing on all architectures, and much shorter to type).

I have been told that this is wrong (it was on this list but I can't
remember who said it - it was one of the prominent kernel hackers... (-;).

u64 is not necesssarily unsigned long long type and this causes compilation
problems on some architectures (apparently).

Anton


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