[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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