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Re: misuse of pathnames in rump (and portalfs?)
- Subject: Re: misuse of pathnames in rump (and portalfs?)
- From: David Laight <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost>
- Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 18:19:50 +0000
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 11:13:02PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> I have run into a problem fixing namei.
> First, background: VOP_LOOKUP is the per-fs vnode operation that takes
> a directory and a name and returns the vnode associated with that
> name. This currently has a horrific interface and the chief goal of
> the namei cleanup is to rectify this so all it needs is a vnode and a
Presuably also some flags - NOFOLLOW etc ....
One thing I have wondered (which might be related to what rump
expects) is whether namei could perform 'realpath' as part of its
processing - at least optionally?
At least as far as following symlinks and following "/../", the final
path might still be relative (and thus start with ../).
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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