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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] new syscall: flink
    On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 04:35:56AM -0400, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
    > There is at most one path associated with an opened file - d_path on
    > file->f_dentry. If a fd has no path, don't permit flink().
    > Alternatively, flink() could have 3 arguments, 2 like link and an opened
    > fd, which would atomically do if fd describes the same object as buf,
    > link buf to newname.

    That breaks one of the main uses, creating with open a temporary file
    in /tmp, unlinking it, then later hooking it up somewhere else in the


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