Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 11/24/2000 14:13:01
[ On , November 24, 2000 at 09:15:08 (+0100), Love wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Addition to force open to open only regular files
> Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > reserve() would return a filehandle of sorts
I'd forgotten about these and didn't make the connection with "half open".
Only problem (and it may not be an issue for some programs) seems to be
This system call is restricted to the superuser.
> > One could also have an rstat() call to stat the filehandle and find out
> > what you've reserved.
Ah! I didn't know about this one [there's no SEE ALSO in getfh(2)]
Greg A. Woods
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