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SubjectRe: Why side-effects on open(2) are evil. (was Re: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup)
On Sat, 19 May 2001 Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl wrote:

> One would like to have a version of the open() call that was
> guaranteed free of side effects, and gave a fd only -
> perhaps for stat(), perhaps for ioctl().

I did this a while ago, after some discussion. The
implementation may suck, but I think it's a useful
facility.

http://web.gnu.walfield.org/mail-archive/linux-fsdevel/2000-March/0230.html

Matthew.

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