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Re: e2compr packages up for sponsorship

From: Christopher C Chimelis <chris@beezer.med.miami.edu>

> On 5 Aug 1999 goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de wrote:

>> I did some fixes and cleanup on the defrag package and have e2dump
>> 64Bit clean and 2GB proff now, but still have some bugs left to
>> fix. Also the defrag tells me that it can't find inode xxx, where
>> xxx is way to big (probably a 64 Bit problem in defrag).

> I know this is a bit off-topic, but could the 'xxx' problem be a
> signed-to-unsigned casting problem?  I've run into this before when
> working on the floppy driver on Alpha.

Could be, but I don't think so. I rather think that it reads a long
instead of an __u32 and thus gets two __u32 into the long, which then
is far to big.

Although, now that I look at the output, its inside the range for
unsigned/signed int32 problems.

May the Source be with you.

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