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

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Tue Nov 24 08:13:08 UTC 2015

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 05:19:31PM +0100, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> I know its mostly relevant for just for FAT32, but on any account rather than 
> trying to write 4 GiB and then file, it would be good to at some time get a 
> dialog at the beginning of the copy.

pathconf/fpathconf is supposed to handle that.  It's not super pretty
but part of Posix.  Linus hates it, but it might be time to give it
another try.

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