[PATCH 0/3] Extended file stat functions

Bernd Schubert bernd.schubert at fastmail.fm
Tue Jun 29 15:24:32 MDT 2010

On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, David Howells wrote:
> Bernd Schubert <bernd.schubert at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > Is there any chance we can use that chance and also add a field
> > 
> > unsigned long long st_gen
> > 
> > to struct_ xstat? Inode generation numbers really would be useful for
> > userspace NFS servers and some fuse filesystems.
> That would be st_inode_version (equivalent to i_generation internally).

Ah, great, so already there :) I was looking for st_gen, as it is called that 
way on BSD. And as BSD already has it for a long time, shouldn't linux use the 
BSD identifier?


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