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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?

Chris
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