Re: [PATCH 2/9] sector_t format string

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 09:50:21 EST


On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Roman Zippel wrote:
> > If you force everyone to use 64bit sector numbers, I don't understand how
> > you can claim "still working just fine on 32bit"?
> 64bit sector numbers work just fine on 32-bit machines.

Depends on the definition of "fine".

> > At some point ext4 is probably going to be the de facto standard, which very
> > many people want to use, because it has all the new features, which won't be
> > ported to ext2/3. So I still don't understand, what's so wrong about a
> > little tuning in both directions?
> Just seems like wasted effort to me.

I disagree.
Many developer still brag about how Linux runs on about everything, but
it's little steps like this, which make it more and more a joke.

bye, Roman
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