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Re: [PATCH] Add renameat2 function [BZ #17662]

From: Carlos O'Donell
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add renameat2 function [BZ #17662]
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2018 09:19:53 -0400
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On 07/04/2018 04:26 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 07/04/2018 10:13 PM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> This is a good suggestion, and I think Florian should work on
>> something going into the manual to document the behaviour.
> We do not have any documentation for the *at functions at present.  I
> find it difficult to document renameat2 without reference to openat
> and a generic description of the AT_* flags.  I feel this is
> something we should tackle after the release.

I'm OK with that.
> Once the patch is in, I will propose something for the existing
> manual page, documenting the EINVAL behavior of the glibc wrapper and
> the existence of the gnulib implementation.

That's a good short term solution to documenting the behaviour.


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