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Re: openat/fstatat functions implementation
In message <57E6CD3B-A984-45AA-83BD-64ADD18ABFF2%gmail.com@localhost>, Adam
>On Sep,Friday 18 2009, at 9:59 PM, Peter Seebach wrote:
>> In message <20090918134910.GM17472%cs.hut.fi@localhost>, Antti Kantee writes:
>>> As I noted privately yesterday, I don't ;)
>> Can you explain how it can possibly be correct for a stat variant
>> takes a file name to be named based on the stat variant which takes a
>> file descriptor?
>fstatat takes path and file descriptor. Where file descriptor is
>directory from which path is searched.
It *operates on* a path -- like stat, not like fstat. You can use it on
a file you haven't opened -- like stat, not like fstat.
The other *at() calls don't get an f prepended to their names just because
there's a file descriptor somewhere in their argument list.
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