[PATCH] powerpc: Fix size of st_nlink on 64bit

Anton Blanchard anton at samba.org
Sat Jun 2 21:34:52 EST 2012

commit e57f93cc53b7 (powerpc: get rid of nlink_t uses, switch to
explicitly-sized type) changed the size of st_nlink on ppc64 from
a long to a short, resulting in boot failures.

Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton at samba.org>

Index: linux-build/arch/powerpc/include/asm/stat.h
--- linux-build.orig/arch/powerpc/include/asm/stat.h	2012-06-02 21:25:50.322275743 +1000
+++ linux-build/arch/powerpc/include/asm/stat.h	2012-06-02 21:26:35.183130538 +1000
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ struct stat {
 	unsigned long	st_dev;
 	ino_t		st_ino;
 #ifdef __powerpc64__
-	unsigned short	st_nlink;
+	unsigned long	st_nlink;
 	mode_t		st_mode;
 	mode_t		st_mode;

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