newfs broken in -CURRENT after 204654

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Tue Mar 9 10:46:50 UTC 2010

Jayachandran C. wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 06:34:03PM +0530, C. Jayachandran wrote:
>> I'm testing this on the mips platform, but I think there is an issue
>> with change that made sectorsize int64_t, because the ioctl
>> DIOCGSECTORSIZE  used to read sector size seems to take u_int. This
>> quick change fixes it for me (sample patch - may be whitespace
>> damaged).
> I'm trying this one more time, since the issue is still unresolved.
> newfs(8) broke for big-endian systems since revision 204654. This change
> made sectorsize variable int64_t, and now it cannot be passed to the ioctl
> The patch below (updated from the previous one) fixes it, please review and 
> apply if correct.

Sorry about that, I've just applied a fix.

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