Re: [PATCH 2/9] sector_t format string

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 09:12:51 EST

Roman Zippel wrote:
On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:
Or you could just not bother, and leave everything as u64.
To eliminate needless complexity and keep things simple and obvious?

Considering the amount of complexity we add for the high end, why is it suddenly a bad thing to add even a _little_ complexity for the other end?

This is ext4 not ext3 we're talking about. The next gen Linux filesystem should be tuned for modern machines -- 64bit, moving forward -- while still working just fine on 32bit.


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