HEADS-UP new statfs structure

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Wed Nov 12 11:23:43 PST 2003


On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Kirk McKusick wrote:

> The statfs structure was updated on Nov 11th with 64-bit fields
> to allow accurate reporting of multi-terabyte filesystem sizes.
>
> You should build and boot a new kernel BEFORE doing a `make world'
> as the new kernel will know about binaries using the old statfs
> structure, but an old kernel will not know about the new system
> calls that support the new statfs structure. Running an old kernel
> after a `make world' will cause programs such as `df' that do a
> statfs system call to fail with a bad system call.


shouldn't in addition to this mail requested by Scott UPDATING also be
updated ?

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