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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/3] Convert XFS inode hashes to radix trees
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David Chinner <dgc@sgi.com> writes:
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> And yes, 64 bit systems are cheap, cheap, cheap so IMO this
> functionality is really irrelevant moving forward. If it had come
> along a couple of years ago then it would be different, but I think
> mainstream technology is finally catching up with XFS so it's not a
> critical issue anymore... ;)

One issue is that people often still run a lot of 32bit userland
even with 64bit kernels. The compat layer will just truncate
the inodes I think. But so far I haven't heard of anybody
complaining on x86-64.

-Andi
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