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Re: 16 bit UIDs

From: Wolfgang Jährling
Subject: Re: 16 bit UIDs
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2002 14:42:20 +0200
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Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@becket.net> wrote:
> One idea is just a straightforward file somewhere in the filesystem
> that holds an index of inode numbers and UIDs.

Will we use 64-bit UIDs on 64-bit systems?  If so, we should use 64 bit
wide UID fields on 32-bit machines as well, thus staying compatible,


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