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SubjectRe: namei() and opening files in the kernel
On  1 May 96 at 9:35, Alan Cox wrote:

> > My question is: am I doing something I shouldn't? If so, how should I be doing this? If not, any ideas about what I might be doing wrong?
>
> To make calls with kernel space as if it were user space you do:
>
> int fs=get_fs();
> set_fs(get_ds());

Shouldn't "_fs" be "_user" now? Linus, what about another change?
What about "_ds"?

>
> somefunction();
>
> set_fs(get_fs());
>
> Alan

Ulrich


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