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SubjectRe: FMODE_EXEC or alike?
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On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 06:32:31PM -0500, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> Hmm... I don't think you want to overload write deny bits onto
> FMODE_EXEC. FMODE_EXEC is basically, a read-only mode, so it
> would mean that you could no longer do something like
>
> OPEN(READ|WRITE,DENY_WRITE)
>
> which I would assume is one of the more frequent Windoze open modes.

Since exec will never use the above combination, I don't think the
current proposal mandates any particular semantics in that case.

So I'm assuming that we could choose the semantics to fit nfsd's
purposes. Am I missing anything?

--b.
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