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Date:	Thu, 26 Apr 2012 23:21:08 +0100
From:	Nix <nix@...eri.org.uk>
To:	Roland McGrath <roland@...k.frob.com>
Cc:	David Howells <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

On 26 Apr 2012, Roland McGrath verbalised:

>> fileinfoat() perhaps?  I think stat*at() is better, though, as people are
>> used to the stat function family.
>
> Names like that were all I had thought of when I said I hadn't thought of
> any good ones. ;-)

Quite. It's a garden-path function name. "What's a foat and why would I
want to put a file in one?"

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