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Re: HEADS UP: I will be merging christos-time_t by the end of theweek

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:44:20AM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
 > | I'd say we should at least change major/minor to return ints
 > | again. Whether new names are introduced is a matter of
 > | taste, imo it helps clarity.
 > I think it is best to ask in tech-kern. Now is the good time to do
 > it, because we can change the format of the dev_t without killing
 > binary compatibility (because all the dev_t bearing syscalls have
 > been versioned and we can ride on the version bump). For example
 > [...]
 > I think it makes sense to keep major and minor 32 bits, I don't see
 > a reason to split otherwise, like major be 24 and minor be 40.

This all sounds good to me, FWIW.

David A. Holland

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