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SubjectRe: [patch 7/8] fdmap v2 - implement sys_socket2
On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, Ulrich Drepper wrote:

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> Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > eventfd2(int count, int oflags);
> >
> > signalfd2(int ufd, sigset_t __user *user_mask, size_t sizemask, int oflags);
> >
> > timerfd2(int ufd, int clockid, int flags,const struct itimerspec __user *utmr, int oflags) ...
> These aren't released yet, so, change them now before it's too late.

Linus, Andrew, would it be OK to change?

> And to add to your list:
> epoll_create(). Important if you think that's the interface people
> should use.

Can't we leave it as is, and use sys_nonseqfd() for those? So basically:

pipe(2) -> Use sys_nonseqfd
epoll_create(2) -> Use sys_nonseqfd
accept(2) -> Inherit the "origin" fd characteristics
open(2) -> Add O_NONSEQFD
socket(2) -> Introduce socket2()

- Davide

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