Subject: re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: Jarom r Dolecek <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/13/2000 20:56:27
   matthew green wrote:
   > you're asking that the library trust it's caller.  that will never be
   > the much as we would like it to be.
   Why not ? Clearly I'm missing something obvious.

quite simply the library has *NO IDEA* who called it.  trust can't exist.