Re: [PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call

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Roland McGrath <roland@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have no comment on the functionality.  But "xstat" is probably a poor
> choice of name.  There is precedent for that function name with different
> meaning in the userland APIs.  (It's a moderately useless meaning inherited
> from SVR4, but regardless overloading a name previously used is unwise.)

I've no particular attachment to the name 'xstat'.  If you'd prefer 'statx' I
could go for that.

David
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