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    SubjectGetting file attributes
    Hi All,
    I have been working on finding a system call that will retrieve the
    current file's attributes, especially the file owner and permissions. have
    seen VOP_GETATTR() in OpenBSD, which returns such information in a
    structure. Is there anything equivalent to this on the Linux kernel?
    I've been searching through the kernel code for something equivalent
    but my paths have lead me nowhere.


    Niki A. Rahimi
    LTC Security Development

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