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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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