[PATCH 0/3] Extended file stat functions

Maciej W. Rozycki macro at linux-mips.org
Tue Jun 29 16:59:57 MDT 2010

On Tue, 29 Jun 2010, David Howells wrote:

> > 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?
> Sure.  I guess you'd also want it to be a u64?

 Note the Alpha port has had an st_gen member reserved in its struct stat 
for many years now ;) -- which could have been DEC OSF/1 legacy.  I'm glad 
to see this member seriously considered after these many years and 
previously rejected proposals.


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