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    SubjectRe: [RFC][v8][PATCH 9/10]: Define clone3() syscall
    On 10/22/2009 07:26 PM, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
    >> "3" is number of arguments.
    > sys_clone3(struct clone_struct __user *ucs, pid_t __user *pids)
    > It appears to me that the number of arguments is 2.

    It was 3 at one point... I'm not sure when that changed last :-/

    >> It's better than "extended" or something like
    >> that simply because "extended" just means "more than", and a number at least
    >> tells you *how much more than*.
    > I'm not sure why you think including a number in the name tells us
    > "how much more than". Unless you are considering the numbering to be
    > version numbers, which apparently is not what you mean.

    It is a version number of sorts.


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