Re: all files are executable in vfat

Trond Myklebust (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 21:47:26 +0200

>>>>> " " == Alexander Viro <> writes:

> On 25 Sep 2001, Trond Myklebust wrote:

>> Yes *please*! Finally we could introduce proper support for
>> 64-bit inode numbers too!

> Right. As soon as userland is audited for places where it uses
> int for storing inode numbers - just a couple of months after
> MS fixes all security holes in their software. By then we'll
> need 128bit time_t, though...

Anybody using the fstat64() interface has of course already done this,
and MS are known to be releasing the highly secure Windoze-XP any day

I think I could find a use for the larger time_t too...

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