Re: Knfsd filehandles on 64-bit CPUS

Richard Henderson (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 03:17:42 -0700

On Fri, Jul 24, 1998 at 10:00:07AM -0400, Bill Hawes wrote:
> Actually, the "charm" is that alpha defines ino_t to be 32-bits in
> posix_types.h. I don't know whether this is correct or not, as some
> other 64-bit archs have ino_t as 64 bits, and I would think that posix
> should say one way or the other what the size is.

No, POSIX has nothing to say about it at all. Anyway, on Alpha
we copied the value from Digital Unix; on Sparc64 we took it from
the Sparc v9 ABI.


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