Re: [PATCH 2/9] sector_t format string

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 10:39:41 EST


On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> > With CONFIG_LBD disabled you still had the truncation/complexity issues
> > somewhere else, so you gain nothing, but waste memory in ext4.
> You gain simplicity and reduced number of code paths.

Compared to other things it's almost nothing.

> "waste memory" is hardly a significant argument. I doubt you will notice a
> difference.

Compared to other current waste, that's possible, but why do we have to
make it worse and don't even make an effort to keep it a little under

bye, Roman
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