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A new file_operations method

A new file_operations method

Posted Mar 25, 2004 20:22 UTC (Thu) by chip (subscriber, #8258)
Parent article: A new file_operations method

So the open() case was already covered, I guess...(?)


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open() is covered

Posted Mar 26, 2004 22:51 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954) [Link]

There has always been a VFS call for open(); a filesystem driver could always fail an open() if it didn't like the open flags.

Until now, the filesystem driver was not involved in the general case of fcntl(); there was no way a filesystem driver could cause an fcntl() that changes open flags to fail.


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