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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-dev] Re: [PATCH] sparc32: wrong type of nlink_t
David S. Miller writes:
> From: Tomas Szepe <>
> Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 07:48:58 +0200
> And a pretty straightforward one, too. Convert the internal reiserfs
> link stuff to an unsigned short, find NLINK_MAX using the code I posted
> last night (or maybe simply grab it from userspace includes) and add
> a check to your stat() code to return NLINK_MAX if necessary.
> Whose stat() code? These go straight to userspace via normal
> syscalls.

In 2.5 is goes through ->getattr() method.

> It has to be done generically, in the VFS or reiserfs.

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