Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: Ben Elliston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 11/10/2000 14:47:34
On Sat, 11 Nov 2000, Ben Elliston wrote:
> What effect does your patch have on opening files which are symbolic links?
> Would open() still follow links to regular files? If not, isn't this
This patch affects code after name lookup has happened. So open()'s name
lookup behavior is unchanged.