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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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