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SubjectRe: [PATCH 29/30] microblaze_mmu_v1: stat.h MMU update
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 01:57:00PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 27 April 2009, Michal Simek wrote:
> > Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>
> > > Given that microblaze only got merged in the 2.6.30 window I would
> > > suggest fixing up the nommu variant.
> >
> > ok. Let's do it.
> > Here are stats structures from xtensa.
> >
> > Arnd: Is it ok for asm-generic?
>
> I carry a (not cleaned up) tree with changes in my playground
> (git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arnd/playground.git)
> as branch generic-microblaze, where I try to use generic
> headers for everything. See below for my version of stat.h.
> In particular, it uses 64 bit st_size and st_blocks, but 32 bit
> time fields. It also defines struct stat to be identical to
> struct stat64 on 64 bit systems. 32 bit systems should only
> provide the stat64 syscalls, so the shorter types in struct
> stat do not hurt.

Why not use __u64/__u32 (and s32/s64 where appropriate)?
Historical baggage or a techncal reason?

Sam


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