Re: [PATCH] fs: make i_generation a u64

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On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 04:42:48PM -0400, Josef Bacik wrote:
> 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>

Why is btrfs using a 64-bit generation number, out of curiosity?  The
only user of the inode generation number as far as I can tell is NFS,
and even NFSv4 is using a 32-bit generation number....

						- Ted
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