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Date:	Thu, 26 Apr 2012 22:54:41 +0100
From:	David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
To:	Roland McGrath <roland@...k.frob.com>
Cc:	dhowells@...hat.com, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-nfs@...r.kernel.org, linux-cifs@...r.kernel.org,
	samba-technical@...ts.samba.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
	wine-devel@...ehq.org, kfm-devel@....org, nautilus-list@...me.org,
	linux-api@...r.kernel.org, libc-alpha@...rceware.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] Extended file stat system call

Roland McGrath <roland@...k.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.

David
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