Re: [RFC][PATCH] kill do_filp_open()

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 15:10:58 EST

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 12:08:23PM -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
> This kills off the almost empty do_filp_open(). However,
> let's keep filp_open() around. It does the nameidata allocation
> on the stack, and also adds the AT_FDCWD argument. I think
> that's enough to keep it around.

So why would we not want to allocate the nameidata in open_namei?

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