Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/30/1999 08:19:20
At 07:47 AM 6/30/99 , Jason Thorpe wrote:
>These are a generalization of the "iopen()"-like calls that e.g.
>AFS used, and that some news servers use as a speed hack.
>In the particular application for which Bill implemented it, the
>application must be able to open a file, but the application has
>no way to know a pathname for the file.

I hope these are restricted to root-only.
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