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Re: [Fwd: ext2fs patch for large stores, RC1+20040304]

From: Michael Banck
Subject: Re: [Fwd: ext2fs patch for large stores, RC1+20040304]
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 00:03:36 +0100
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On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 05:54:24PM +0200, Ognyan Kulev wrote:
> Changes in RC1+20040304:
> * ihash* -> hurd_ihash* (use revised libihash API)
> * block << log2_block_size -> (off_t) block << log2_block_size (`block'
> is usually 32-bit and stores larger than 4G didn't work with old code)
> * sleep(1) is called only when all cached blocks are referenced
> (improves performance).
> There are some other minor changes.
> This fixes what Andrew Mitchell reported to me on 2003-10-28.  I'm not
> 100% sure if what Marco Gerards reported is fixed by this change.
> Marco, would you do some tests again?
> And don't forget that if you test the patch, you'll probably want
> patched e2fsprogs too.  You can get the patch from
> .  It applies cleanly
> to e2fsprogs_1.35-2 (with some offsets, but without *.rej files).

I've built e2fsprogs and hurd packages with these patches included, they
are at

deb ./



Michael Banck
Debian Developer

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