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SubjectRe: [RFC] Additional pad in struct stat(64)
On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 09:37:30PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> I'd like to have st_flags added to struct stat64, so adding the actual
> feature in Linux 2.5 (if it has a chance to get in - that's why I'm
> interested in a comment by Linus on this) will not need a new version
> of struct stat (and a new libc to use it), after just having introduced
> a new one in Linux 2.4.

MIPS already had this member of the struct, we recently removed it so no
piece of stupid software would autodetect this field that wasn't supported
in any way. So restoring it back to live would be as simple as undoing
that patch.

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