Re: [PATCH 01/11] fs: add O_BENEATH_ONLY flag to openat(2)

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 08:51:49 EST

On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 01:48:27PM +0100, Meredydd Luff wrote:
> How would that work? The directory beneath which openat is looking is
> conveyed in the dfd argument itself. If I'm understanding this right,
> you'd have to pass a different value for "open relative to fd#5" and
> "open relative to fd#5, but beneath it only", which doesn't sound
> hugely elegant to me.

Yeah, it won't work for an explicit directory - I was thinking of
working relative to $CWD.

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