Subject: Re: mandatory vnops and vfsops
To: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/14/2002 22:25:38
> Well, the only difference for your driver is that generic function
> won't do the final copyout implicitly, you'd do that from usemaclone's
> ioctl function directly. Not a big deal at all and no need to
> add hooks to irix_sys_ioctl.
Well at least to call directly the driver ioctl method without going
> > 2) one ioctl sets the return value.
> Return value for what? Other ioctls?
The return value for the ioctl system call. As of today, we have to way
for a driver ioctl method to set the return value.
> Well, I think it would be better to add hooks to irix_sys_fchmod()
> rather than definining new fileops.
I'm not sure I agree. I already have a version with multiple hooks in
various system calls for usemaclone, and it looks rather ugly.
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