Re: [PATCH 0/3] Extended file stat functions

From: Bernd Schubert
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 17:24:43 EST

On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, David Howells wrote:
> Bernd Schubert <bernd.schubert@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Is there any chance we can use that chance and also add a field
> >
> > unsigned long long st_gen
> >
> > to struct_ xstat? Inode generation numbers really would be useful for
> > userspace NFS servers and some fuse filesystems.
> That would be st_inode_version (equivalent to i_generation internally).

Ah, great, so already there :) I was looking for st_gen, as it is called that
way on BSD. And as BSD already has it for a long time, shouldn't linux use the
BSD identifier?

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