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    SubjectRe: Why side-effects on open(2) are evil. (was Re: [RFD w/info-PATCH]device arguments from lookup)
    Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > Oops, oh wait, there's already another open point: your breakage
    > examples both rely on opening ".". You're right, "." should always be
    > a directory and I believe that's enforced by the VFS. So we don't have
    > an example of breakage yet.

    That's just because I did a simple "ls". But it doesn't make a
    difference. The magicdevs _are_ directories and

    open(".", O_RDONLY);

    shouldn't open the device.

    Ciao, ET.

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