Re: [RFC][PATCH 00/12] Enhanced file stat system call

From: Martin Steigerwald
Date: Fri Nov 20 2015 - 11:35:50 EST

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Am Freitag, 20. November 2015, 16:28:35 CET schrieb David Howells:
> Martin Steigerwald <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Any plans to add limitations of filesystem to the call like maximum file
> > size? I know its mostly relevant for just for FAT32, but on any account
> > rather than trying to write 4 GiB and then file, it would be good to at
> > some time get a dialog at the beginning of the copy.
> Adding filesystem limits can be done. I got a shopping list of things
> people wanted a while back and I've worked off of that list. I can add
> other things - that's on of the reasons I left room for expansion.

Cool, thank you for bringing this forward.

I am teaching in my Linux trainings since years that one day one will be able
to see file creation time with stat shell command, actually mentioning ideas
to make some xstat/statx system call. :)

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