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SubjectRe: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup, partion codein userspace
Alexander Viro wrote:
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> It's way past ugly.

I knew you'd like it.

It kind of makes sense, because it puts the two primary stream-of-bytes
objects in Unix into the same namespace, with the same accessors.
So if some random application is expecting a filename well heck, you
just give it a path-to-executable with args. It won't care, although
it may have trouble lseek()ing on it.

It wasn't very serious at all.

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