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SubjectRe: Unchecked flags in statx(2) [Should be fixed before 4.11-final?]
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On 04/21/2017 03:01 PM, David Howells wrote:
> Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <mtk.manpages@gmail.com> wrote:

> (3) There's no problem with asking for extra bits, even if the running kernel
> does not support them, because the kernel tells you in its response what
> fields it actually gave you.

It's this piece that I overlooked. Makes sense, of course.
Sorry for the noise!

Cheers,

Michael


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Michael Kerrisk
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