The following reply was made to PR lib/39215; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: David Holland <dholland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: gnats-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx, lib-bug-people@xxxxxxxxxx,
Subject: Re: lib/39215: getdevmajor()/major() types don't match
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:40:30 +0000
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 06:01:13PM -0400, David Holland wrote:
> > I'd never dare to touch dev_t itself -- the patch is just about
> > the return value of the userland getdevmajor() function.
> I've made a note to change getdevmajor() to return long in said branch
> when the time comes.
Not that this would be good enough. I guess it's time for devmajor_t
David A. Holland