Re: [PATCH] fs: make i_generation a u64

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On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 08:46:14AM +0200, Marco Stornelli wrote:
> 2012/4/11 Josef Bacik <josef@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > Btrfs stores generation numbers as 64bit numbers, which means we have to
> > carry around a u64 in our incore inode in addition to setting i_generation.
> > So convert to a u64 so btrfs can kill it's incore generation.  Thanks,
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Josef Bacik <josef@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> >  include/linux/fs.h |    2 +-
> >  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
> > index 9be896d..40564e0 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/fs.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/fs.h
> > @@ -831,7 +831,7 @@ struct inode {
> >                struct cdev             *i_cdev;
> >        };
> >
> > -       __u32                   i_generation;
> > +       u64                     i_generation;
> >
> >  #ifdef CONFIG_FSNOTIFY
> >        __u32                   i_fsnotify_mask; /* all events this inode cares about */
> > --
> > 1.7.7.6
> 
> This patch can have several impact on other fs. Only to do an example
> you can see the code in ioctl of ext4. I haven't got study the code
> but the ioctl returns a long, but on 32bit system, long means 4 bytes,
> so how we can return i_generation with ioctl?
> 

Thanks for pointing this out, I will fix ext4 up and look to see if anybody else
does something similar,

Josef
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