Re: [RFC] O_NOACC: open without any access

From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 12:06:50 EST

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 16:52:17 +0100
David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> 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

So how are you going to make that work in conjunction with the in
progress work on doing stuff like revoke(), and with module reference
counting ?
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