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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add getdents32t syscall
    On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 05:32:26PM -0500, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
    > (since 1997 or so), so with the extended getdents syscall glibc would need
    > to memmove every name by 1 byte.

    Glibc will have to have the code to play the memmove game for
    compatibility with existing kernels. So the question is whether or
    not the memmove by one byte will actually be noticeable for most
    application. Has anyone checked to see whether or not it would even
    be noticeable on a profiling run?

    - Ted
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