Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: Jarommr Dolecek <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/10/2000 12:53:37
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Jarommr Dolecek wrote:

> Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > So here are patches which add a new open flag, O_REG_FILE, and add a test
> > to the kernel after we've done the name lookup but before we've done the
> > VOP_OPEN() to make sure we really got a regular file.
> Wouldn't EFTYPE be better than EOPNOTSUPP ?

That would be fine.

Take care,