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Date:   Sat, 29 Feb 2020 18:35:13 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Andreas Dilger <>
Cc:, Andreas Dilger <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 7/9] e2fsck: fix overflow if more than 4B inodes

On Thu, Feb 06, 2020 at 06:09:44PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Even though we don't have support for filesystems with over 4B inodes
> in the current e2fsprogs, this may happen in the future.  There are
> latent overflow bugs when calculating the number of inodes in the
> filesystem that can trivially be fixed now, rather than waiting for
> them to be hit at some point in the future.  The block number calcs
> are already correct in this code.
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Dilger <>
> Lustre-bug-id:

Applied, thanks.

						- Ted

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