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re: patch to support >16 bit g/uids on ext2fs

   > i recently had need to recover some data from an ext3 that used
   > uids greater than 16 bits, and discovered they were incorrectly
   > represented as only 16 bits.
   > after a bit of searching, i noticed that linux has a per-mount
   > option to disable 32 bit but otherwise has it there by default.
   > since we don't have a similar mount option, i've made it non
   > optional in our kernel (simple ways to add it welcome.)
   I wonder if the features bits in struct ext2fs have
   some bits for the uid/gid extension or not, as LARGEFILE etc.

i could be wrong, but the code i read indicated it was a
mount option not a file system option.


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