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SubjectRe: function of getname() function
Hi Sathish,

The function of getname() is to allocate some (kernel-space) memory for
the userspace-passed filename and copy it from user space to kernel space.

Regards,
Tigran

On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, SATHISH.J wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Sorry if this question is too silly.
>
> I could not understand what getname(filename) function in the sys_open()
> function is doing. I could not understand from the code what exactly it is
> doing. Please help me with the same.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Regards,
> sathish
>
>
>
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