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Re: [PATCH] POSIX extended API set 2

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 08:17:26AM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
 > > I know this is a bike shed, and I'm sorry to be the one to bring it
 > > up, but can we use the names chmodat, chownat, &c., for our native
 > > system calls, and just use libc aliases or _BLAH_SOURCE nonsense or
 > > something for the ridiculous `f' prefix on fchmodat, fchownat, &c.?
 > What is the goal? You want to write userland code using chmodat()
 > instead of fchmodat()?

The wrong names should be exposed in as few places as possible.

David A. Holland

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