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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] inotify 0.10.0
    Andrew Morton wrote:

    > Why don't you pass a file descriptor into the syscall instead of a pathname?
    > You can then take a ref on the inode and userspace can close the file.
    > That gets you permission checking for free.

    For passing in the data, that would work. Wouldn't you still need a name or
    path when getting data back though?

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