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SubjectRe: [PATCH] htree nfs fix
>>>>> " " == Andrew Morton <> writes:

>> Either we have to agree that we break legacy 32-bit getdents()
>> and treat all cookies as signed 32/64-bit, or we break
>> getdents64(), and treat all cookies as unsigned. (This applies
>> to both 2.5.x and 2.4.x)

> Or we do nothing.

> What would you recommend?

I frankly don't care. I consider the current situation to be a direct
result of glibc's abuse of getdents64() starting in glibc-2.2. If they
had used 32-bit interfaces for the 32-bit readdir() they way they did
in glibc-2.1 then there would be no 'NFS problem' for people to bitch

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