Re: [PATCH] 2.6.x BSD Process Accounting w/High UID

From: Tim Schmielau
Date: Wed Mar 10 2004 - 12:49:24 EST

On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Albert Cahalan wrote:

> That's a 42-bit number instead of a 36-bit one.

OK, your format clearly wins. Especially since I think that comp_t can
only encode a 34-bit number.

But I favor your suggestion of 32-bit IEEE floats even more,
as it doesn't need a change to the GNU acct tools.

Sorry for the confusion

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