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

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 08:43:21 EST

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 10:25:47 +0100 David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Interestingly, one of these also touches userspace: /proc/locks passes the
> inode number out, but will pass the wrong one if i_ino is too short. Does
> anything in userspace actually use that?

As far as I know, /proc/locks is just useful for debugging the locking code.

Stephen Rothwell sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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