[PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call

David Howells dhowells at redhat.com
Thu Apr 26 15:54:41 MDT 2012

Roland McGrath <roland at hack.frob.com> 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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