Re: [rfc] new stat*fs-like syscall?

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Jun 25 2010 - 14:16:54 EST

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 10:52:05AM -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> there are not that many flags which are portable and available on all
> the platforms. Look at /usr/include/bits/statvfs.h for what has to be
> supported and the values to use. If the values the kernel will use
> differ I'd have to (unnecessarily) convert the values. If some values
> are missing/not supported I still would have to use /proc/mounts and
> nothing is gained.

I don't quite get what ST_WRITE is supposed to mean. All but that one
can be supported trivially.
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