[gamin] Re: [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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