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SubjectRe: [RFC] O_NOACC: open without any access
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Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> wrote:

> Right, but that makes it useless for things which want to open it
> despite having no permission on the file.

For my purposes, if I'm going to emulate pioctl() in userspace, I also need to
be able to open device files that don't have drivers available, and when you
do open a dev file in this manner, it must _not_ call the ->open() routine of
the device driver.

David


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