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Re: inode open

On Jul 17, 2008, at 9:39 AM, David Laight wrote:

In certain OS (eg RSX/11M) the lookup and open were different system
calls.  File open was always done by inode number and sequence.
(Modulo rusty brain cells!)

That's essentially how the Mac OS Carbon/CoreServices File Manager works. You call FSPathMakeRef() to get an FSRef, and then everything you do after that is done with the FSRef.

I gotta say, tho, I'm not a big fan of that API :-)

-- thorpej

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