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From: Anthony Martin <ality@pbrane.org>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: [9front] Re: /proc/n/fd format clarification
Date: Sat, 5 Jun 2021 14:04:03 -0700
Message-ID: <YLvmw/chsIvG9BDu@alice> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHtSCHJi2LtJBcos6JjeEpSSypspnPABazS10wHH_nQgDirFVw@mail.gmail.com>

binary cat <dogedoge61@gmail.com> once said:
> So this mentions 3 things, a path, a version, and a type. This
> checks out, until you look at the supposed lengths. The path is
> supposed to be 8 bytes, which would be 16 hex digits, that's ok,
> but it says 4 bytes for the version, which would be 8 hex digits,
> and we don't see anything like that here. What's going on here?

The qid version is a decimal integer. The other
components of the qid are printed in hexadecimal.
It's just a very old convention. Note that ls(1)
with the -q flag will display the qid in the
same format.

Cheers,
  Anthony

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-05 22:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-05 13:26 [9front] " binary cat
2021-06-05 21:04 ` Anthony Martin [this message]
2021-06-05 21:58 ` nicolagi
2021-06-07 17:16   ` binary cat
2021-06-07 23:37     ` ori
2021-06-07 23:46     ` Anthony Martin
2021-06-09 21:24       ` binary cat

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