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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/18] flag parameters: epoll_create
    On Sun, 4 May 2008, Ulrich Drepper wrote:

    > This patch adds the new epoll_create2 syscall. It extends the old epoll_create
    > syscall by one parameter which is meant to hold a flag value. In this
    > patch the only flag support is EPOLL_CLOEXEC which causes the close-on-exec
    > flag for the returned file descriptor to be set.
    > A new flag EPOLL_CLOEXEC is used instead of reusing O_CLOEXEC to prevent
    > exhaustion of the int bit field in case we need more flags.
    > The following test must be adjusted for architectures other than x86 and
    > x86-64 and in case the syscall numbers changed.

    > Signed-off-by: Ulrich Drepper <>

    Acked-by: Davide Libenzi <>

    - Davide

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