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SubjectRe: [NFS] What's slated for inclusion in 2.6.24-rc1 from the NFS client git tree...
On Thu, 04 Oct 2007 15:16:03 -0400
Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no> wrote:

> > >
> > > That would be perfect. It can even be in non-legacy mode by default,
> > > just as long as you can go back to the old behaviour when/if you run
> > > into a non-LFS application.
> > >
> >
> > Wouldn't a mount option be better?
>
> I suppose that might be OK if you know that the 32-bit legacy
> applications will only touch one or two servers, but that sounds like a
> niche thing.
>
> On the downside, forcing all those people who have portable 64-bit aware
> applications to upgrade their version of mount just in order to have
> stat64() work correctly seems unnecessarily complicated. I'd prefer not
> to have to do that unless someone comes up with a good reason why we
> must.

Confused. You don't need to modify mount(8) when adding a new mount option?
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