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Date:	Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:59:30 -0500
From:	"Jose R. Santos" <>
To:	Valerie Clement <>
Cc:	Theodore Tso <>,
	ext4 development <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 4/12] convert some block types in e2fsprogs

On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:42:28 +0200
Valerie Clement <> wrote:

> This patch converts some int or unsigned int block number definitions
> to blk_t type.  Most conversions are necessary for 64-bit porting.

What about unsigned long?  There are various places where block is
represented by using unsigned long which is 32-bit when running 32 bit
binaries. Most PPC64 distributions compile their user-space tools in
32-bit binaries.

I wonder how badly it will break.

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