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Re: openat/fstatat functions implementation

On Oct 5, 12:59am, (Martin Husemann) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: openat/fstatat functions implementation

| On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 10:45:20PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > I think there was not enough time spent designing those syscalls.
| We have two options:
|  1) ignore those badly done syscalls completely, since they are only
|     convenience, but not essentially needed
|  2) implement all of them just as the stupid standard says
| Everything else, while technically more corect, would be a waste of time,

Not that I am a strong advocate of this but:

3) Design and implement the proper set, then provide compatibility by
   defining the busted functions in terms of the correct ones.


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