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SubjectRe: [PATCH mmotm] tmpfs: support 64-bit inums per-sb fix
On 8/1/20 7:37 PM, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> Expanded Chris's Documentation and Kconfig help on tmpfs inode64.
> TMPFS_INODE64 still there, still default N, but writing down its very
> limited limitation does make me wonder again if we want the option.
> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <>
> ---
> Andrew, please fold into tmpfs-support-64-bit-inums-per-sb.patch later.
> Randy, you're very active on Documentation and linux-next: may I ask you
> please to try applying this patch to latest, and see if tmpfs.rst comes
> out looking right to you? I'm an old dog still stuck in the days of

Hi Hugh,
It looks fine.

> tmpfs.txt, hoping to avoid new tricks for a while. Thanks! (Bonus
> points if you can explain what the "::" on line 122 is about. I started
> out reading Documentation/doc-guide/sphinx.rst, but... got diverted.
> Perhaps I should ask Mauro or Jon, but turning for help first to you.)

That's the correct file. Around line 216, it says:

* For inserting fixed width text blocks (for code examples, use case
examples, etc.), use ``::`` for anything that doesn't really benefit
from syntax highlighting, especially short snippets. Use
``.. code-block:: <language>`` for longer code blocks that benefit
from highlighting. For a short snippet of code embedded in the text, use \`\`.

so it's just for a (short) code example block, fixed font...

> Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.rst | 13 ++++++++++---
> fs/Kconfig | 16 +++++++++++-----
> 2 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> --- mmotm/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.rst 2020-07-27 18:54:51.116524795 -0700
> +++ linux/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.rst 2020-08-01 18:37:07.719713987 -0700


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