On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 08:46:26AM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> The page size == block size will get fixed, we need to do that, but it
> may take a while. Block size less than pagesize will come first, blocksize
> greater than pagesize needs PAGE_CACHE_SIZE to be bumped, which appears to
> be on the cards for 2.5.
> V1 directories mostly work in Linux, but there are glibc getdents issues
> with them. The glibc code which lseeks backwards in a directory is the issue,
> if you have control over your glibc it can be fixed by using the 64 bit
> version of lseek in this code. This is all because the directory offset in
> V1 is a 64 bit hash value, not a 32 bit signed number.
So in other words that means using kernel 2.4 / glibc 2.2 and for 32-bit
systems building applications with the large file API.