Subject: Re: RFC: new mode bits in stat structure
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/26/1998 13:29:51
On Fri, 26 Jun 1998, Ted Lemon wrote:

: > For the HSM we're building on NetBSD/alpha, I need a couple of additional
: > mode bits to indicate two separate additional file states:
: This means burning two more st_mode bits, but I agree with you that
: it's the right thing to do.

Wouldn't the better thing to do be adding flags, not mode bits?

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.