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Date:	Thu, 26 Apr 2012 22:54:41 +0100
From:	David Howells <>
To:	Roland McGrath <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call

Roland McGrath <> 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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