Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/23/2000 23:46:09
On Fri, 24 Nov 2000, Greg A. Woods wrote:

me> Or is this too akin to the earlier discussion to be of value?

# Yes, that is in fact exactly equivalent to the half_open thing because
# the similarly half_open thing would still require a second call to
# complete the open and thus it's just as bogus for all the same reasons.

It's no more or less bogus than all the other rigmarole I've seen
bandied about.  A handle returned on a locked node could actually
prove useful in some situations.

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