Subject: Re: struct ucred changed.
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From: David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com>
Date: 11/29/2001 16:58:22
Aren't uid_t and gid_t 32 bit?
If so you (probably) haven't changed the alignment!
If the 'ucred' structure is zero'd on creation a little-endian
system won't see a difference.
But you will have changed the values seen on a big-endian system.
> On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> : I just changed cr_ref and cr_ngroups to be u_int32_t in struct
> : ucred,
> ...and please remember to bump osrelease.sh when it's committed, of course.
> : Since things appear to work, should we bother to version mount(2)
> : and nfssvc(2)?
> I'd venture yes in both cases, provisionally. For the former, think old
> mount_ffs(8) and mount_mfs(8) binaries (rather important); for the latter,
> old nfsd(8) binaries (perhaps there's third party software, but I doubt
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