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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] make static counters in new_inode and iunique be 32 bits
On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 03:47:07PM -0500, Jeff Layton wrote:
> When a 32-bit program that was not compiled with large file offsets does a
> stat and gets a st_ino value back that won't fit in the 32 bit field, glibc
> (correctly) generates an EOVERFLOW error. We can't do anything about fs's
> with larger permanent inode numbers, but when we generate them on the fly,
> we ought to try and have them fit within a 32 bit field.
> This patch takes the first step toward this by making the static counters in
> these two functions be 32 bits.
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Layton <>

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