ext2 + quotas

Arjan van de Ven arjanv at redhat.com
Mon Sep 24 12:03:55 GMT 2001

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 11:58:55AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 11:05:01AM -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> > 
> > The quota code in Linus tree is too broken for vendors to ship. Thats
> > why RH and most other vendors ship closer to working code. Try using a 32
> > bit uid with the Linus quota, or filling in holes, or hitting ^S then
> > getting a quota exhaustion message sent to that tty (dead dead dead time)
> > 
> > People tried to resolve it with Linus before 2.4.0  and the patches got dropped
> > and ignored and they got no mail replies or anything. I suspect this one will
> > be resolved at the point Linus ceases to directly manage 2.4 not before
> > then.
> Thanks for the update Alan,
> However, there are a few things that could get fixed. Currently,
> in my new quota code I have to include <linux/quota.h> rather
> than <sys/quota.h> as the header file in RH7.1 /usr/include/sys/quota.h
> is still based on the Linux 2.4.x code, not the AC patch code.

if the glibc headers make the kernel not work, that's a bug in the AC code I

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