[RFC][PATCH 00/12] Enhanced file stat system call

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Tue Nov 24 08:15:19 UTC 2015

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 08:50:22AM -0800, Casey Schaufler wrote:
> How about relevant xattrs? SELinux context, ACL, that sort of thing.
> The fact that these are optional should be taken care of by (4).

Those are not simple, fixed size stat data and would make the system
call a giant mess.

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