Subject: Re: namei() protocol
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG, mycroft@MIT.EDU>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/05/1997 22:47:50

Don't have time currently to look into the others, but...:

> 3) The whole cn_consume idea is moderately a pain in the arse.  It
> would make considerably more sense to me to have a callback for the
> file system to request the next component from the path name --
> thereby keeping all the code for dealing with separators, etc., in
> vfs_lookup.c, where it belongs.

Maybe, the intention was to allow consume to not stop at a pathname separator
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