Re: [PATCH 0/3] Extended file stat functions [ver #2]

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Jun 30 2010 - 13:36:48 EST

On Wednesday 30 June 2010, Jeff Layton wrote:
> In the event that we approach running out of flags, we could even use
> the last flag as a "HAS_FLAGS2" flag, to add a new flags field at the
> end. Ugly, but it would avoid the need for a new syscall. We can kick
> that potential problem down the road though. With 64 flags to play
> with, it likely won't be a problem for a while.

Along the lines of what Christoph argued, we can also just use the
new syscall when that happens.

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