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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds-de/>
To: David Howells <>
Cc: Al Viro <viro-RmSDqhL/>,,
	Linux API <>,
	Eric Sandeen <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List
	Michael Kerrisk
Subject: Re: [PATCH] statx: Kill fd-with-NULL-path support in favour of AT_EMPTY_PATH
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:03:50 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 2:15 PM, David Howells <> wrote:
> [!] NOTE: This breaks UAPI introduced in 4.11-rc1.


I'm, applying this now, so that we don't end up with a released kernel
that supports the NULL filename thing.

I'm not happy about the timing though. And I hope nobody started using
statx() outside of tests.

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-04-26 22:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-04-26 21:15 [PATCH] statx: Kill fd-with-NULL-path support in favour of AT_EMPTY_PATH David Howells
     [not found] ` <>
2017-04-26 22:03   ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
     [not found]     ` <>
2017-04-27 11:53       ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)

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