[OpenAFS] clarification on client caches

Horst Birthelmer horst@riback.net
Fri, 10 Sep 2004 16:37:19 +0200

On Sep 10, 2004, at 4:32 PM, Derrick J Brashear wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Sorry, *BSD supports it, Solaris supports it, MacOS supports it, I'm
>> fairly sure windows supports it, too..  So, MANY of the OSes out there
>> support it...  I can't claim that ALL the supported OSes have a native
>> 64-bit integer type, but I would bet a dollar to a dime that a
>> majority of them do.
> Yes. Which is why it's defined for them, also, in 1.3.x at least.
>> My confusion is about what AFS_64BIT_ENV actually signifies.  Does it
>> mean "we have a 64-bit integer type"?  Or "we support 64-bit file
>> lengths"?  Or "this is a native 64-bit OS?"  Or does it mean something
>> completely different?
> AFS_64BIT_CLIENT is largefile
> AFS_64BIT_ENV is "there is some 64 bit integer type"
> unfortunate. but i don't think i chose the names. i was just too dumb 
> to realize this was going to happen.

That was what I was talking about... :-)