Re: [PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call
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- Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call
- From: David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 22:54:41 +0100
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Roland McGrath <roland@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've no particular attachment to the name 'xstat'. If you'd prefer
> > 'statx' I could go for that.
> I prefer something other than xstat and statx(at) seems acceptable enough.
> What I'd really prefer is a name that is less meaninglessly arcane,
> but I haven't thought of any good ones.
fileinfoat() perhaps? I think stat*at() is better, though, as people are used
to the stat function family.
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