New Linux System calls (*at) in 2.6.16

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Tue Mar 21 00:33:02 CST 2006

On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 10:59:39AM +1100, Troy Rollo wrote:
> Google for these combined with keywords related to Wine didn't show anything, 
> which surprised me since they seem ideal to solve a number of problems. A 
> bunch of new calls have been added to the Linux kernel 2.6.16 
> <> that are mirrors of the existing system 
> calls but take a file descriptor for a directory that becomes the base point 
> for relative paths.

glibc support is needed too, and not a lot of people use
glibc 2.4 yet.

Oh, and:
$ grep futimesat libs/port/futimes.c   futimesat \
libs/port/futimes.c:    return futimesat( fd, NULL, tv );

Ciao, Marcus

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