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    SubjectRe: Idea: flink() and anon_open()
    Hi!

    > I'd like to suggest two new system calls. They are logical extensions
    > of the existing filesystem features, and they make it possible to do
    > all sorts of interesting things. I particularly want them because I'm
    > writing a program that will be used to install system-critical files
    > (libc), and there are some race conditions that they would
    > eliminate.

    Hmm. I believe they are not needed. Just create directory /safetmp,
    with perms 700 owned by root and play with it. This way, noone can
    explore races.
    Pavel

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    Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).

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