Re: O_CAREFUL flag to disable open() side effects

From: Joshua Hudson
Date: Thu Jul 27 2006 - 14:12:16 EST

Or say make O_NONE able to open symbolic links (for fcalls such as

I would also suggest that no permission bits be requred to open a file
with O_NONE, but that might be a very bad idea.
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