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Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:18:48 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: memfd_create()

On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 07:21:32AM -0700, Jorge Almeida wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:
> > * Jorge Almeida <> [2016-08-29 02:10:05 -0700]:
> >> Any plans to support it?
> >
> > you have to propose an api that glibc accepts otherwise
> > the api will be unusable by linux userspace code.
> >
> Well, that's it, then.
> Thanks

Yes. Note that, so far, applications are just using syscall() to get
these functions. I don't think it's reasonable to ask apps to do that,
but it works until the library API gets established.


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