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SubjectRe: Why is chmod(2)?
> binaries that call chmod(2) and they should continue to work.
> But compatibility aside, can chmod(2) be implemented as chmod(3)
> using open(2) and fchmod(2) and is the same true for all other
> system calls which take pathnames as an argument?
> b. Is it possible?

Probably not - open has side effects. Open isnt allowed on devices not
currently present.

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