Re: [RHEL5 PATCH 2/4] VFS: Make inode numbers 64-bits

From: David Howells
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 04:18:57 EST

Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> NAK. There's no need to touch i_ino and a lot of reasons for not doing
> that. ->getattr() can fill 64bit field just fine without that and there's
> zero need to touch every fs out there *and* add cycles on icache lookups.
> WTF for?

That doesn't fix getdents64() though...

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