[OpenAFS] clarification on client caches

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Fri, 10 Sep 2004 08:57:56 -0400

Why would it need to be conditional on AFS_64BIT_ENV?  Linux supports
the "long long" 64-bit integer type natively in the 32bit OS just fine.


Jim Rees <rees@umich.edu> writes:

> It pretty much has to be those u_int types in
> afs_dcache.c:afs_CacheTruncateDaemon(), right?  Have you tried changing them
> to afs_uint64?
> There may be other problems too but that would be a good start.
> Yes, the arithmetic is mostly on blocks, not bytes.  But there a couple
> places where blocks are multiplied by 100 to get percent.  Easier to just do
> all the arithmetic in 64 bits and not have to worry about it.
> If this turns out to be the correct fix, it might have to be made
> conditional on AFS_64BIT_ENV.
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