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Re: 64 bit time_t changes

On Mar 25,  6:15pm, (Martin Husemann) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: 64 bit time_t changes

| On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 12:16:00AM -0700, Tom Spindler wrote:
| > It'd be nice to be able to unify all the device numbers, since (IIRC)
| > some ports have different major/minor numbers for the same device.
| Initially this was for compat with other OSes, but in the end it probably is
| not needed a lot. With the upcoming devfs we're mostly free inside NetBSD,
| and for compat we could create a dev-mapper-fs like umap maps user/group ids.

For now we can handle this mapping in the kernel for the syscalls that return
dev_t [*stat] or use dev_t [mknod]. I think that it is time for me to cut
a branch for the kernel portion of the time_t changes, so other people can
look/help with the changes.


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