Subject: Re: New read & write syscalls
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/30/1999 14:31:25
On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> At a purely conceptual level, I think the idea of an "alternate open"
> rather than an "alternate read/write" is likely to be much cleaner.
> For one, some implementations might conceivably want to use stdio to
> write to the underlying layer..

Hoooo hoooo! I just thought of an application for this.

I'll use fcntl/open. Once struct file gets fixed. Ohh, I should have
posted that here...

Take care,