Subject: Re: Y2038, was as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/25/1999 14:50:37
On Thu, 25 Mar 1999 15:44:23 -0500 
 Ted Lemon <> wrote:

 > 3. There are other things we ought to throw into the inode while we're
 >    at it.

..and the "these additional fields are valid" flags allow one to do that
as you find the things you want to add.

Don't say timestamps.  Those should be fixed in the small inode, too.

 > 4. Maybe we ought to store the filesystem metadata in network byte
 >    order so as to enhance plug-and-play.

Yuck.  No thanks, I like having native byte order by default.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>