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Re: [SECURITY] Re: PATCH: rm -rf and readdir bug in coreutils-6.7

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [SECURITY] Re: PATCH: rm -rf and readdir bug in coreutils-6.7
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 20:00:50 +0100
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Mikulas Patocka <address@hidden> writes:

> They have 32-bit ino_t but 64-bit stat64.st_ino
> (stat64 has unsigned long long st_ino) --- although kernel has the
> deficiency that it can pass only 32-bit values to it --- BTW. can you
> accept that fact that sizeof(st_ino) > sizeof(ino_t) in coreutils?

You are comparing apple with oranges.  If you use stat64 then you also use
ino64_t (either explicitly or trough LFS_CFLAGS).


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