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Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:27:47 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add statx

* Rich Felker:

> This is under BSD||GNU (i.e. DEFAULT||ALL) rather than just under the
> latter. Is there a reason for that? Generally the extensions that are
> pretty clearly Linux-only, as opposed to something that other
> POSIX-based OS's are likely to adopt, are put under GNU/ALL to
> discourage their use without intent and to avoid namespace clutter.

statx is not Linux-specific in glibc, but also available on Hurd.

We received feedback that our headers are not useful due to the
__u64/uint64_t mismatch.



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