Subject: Re: fhopen, was: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 04/13/1999 12:53:07
On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 10, 1999 at 03:39:42PM -0600, Chris Jones wrote:
> > Nah, just make the tabs directory mode 700.  If you can't get a file
> > descriptor on it, you can't edit it.
> Unless somebody implements open_by_inode(), maybe.

It's called fhopen (for filehandle open), and something I'm going to add
after 1.4 is out.

It will require you to be root.

Take care,