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Date:	Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:52:20 -0700
From:	Christoph Hellwig <>
To:	"Darrick J. Wong" <>
Cc:	Milosz Tanski <>,,
	Christoph Hellwig <>,,,
	Mel Gorman <>,
	Volker Lendecke <>,
	Tejun Heo <>, Jeff Moyer <>,
	Theodore Ts'o <>,
	Al Viro <>
Subject: Re: [RFC v2 2/5] Define new syscalls readv2,preadv2,writev2,pwritev2

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 11:48:23AM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> A few months ago I was working on extending these interfaces (well, the
> p{read,write}* ones and AIO) to tack on an IO extension buffer at the end of
> the syscall arguments.

Honestly, that proposal is so but ugly that I treated it as an April
first joke.  I don't really think we want any of that overload mess.
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