Subject: Re: Off_t & uid_t changes question
To: Louis A. Mamakos <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@postgres.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 04/14/1994 15:27:35
> Are there any plans to widen dev_t?

Yes, and they've actually been taken into account, etc.

> This might be a good time while
> everything else is changing to support the wider off_t.

Not really -- changing something from a short to an int is no problem,
assuming the compiler behaved 'nicely' to begin with.

However, a lot of things around make the assumption that dev_t ==