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From: Greg KH <>
To: Bharath Vedartham <>
Subject: Re: Overwriting copy functionality in filesystem
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:05:39 +0100
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In-Reply-To: <20190323165945.GA13199@bharath12345-Inspiron-5559>

On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 10:29:45PM +0530, Bharath Vedartham wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I was wondering how we can overwrite the copy functionality while
> writing our own filesystem in linux. 
> VFS does not offer any sort of API for copy. I think it calls create and
> write when we execute the copy the file/dir.
> I am interested in overwriting the way copy happens in my
> filesystem(which I am writing for fun :p). 

There is no "copy" syscall, sorry.

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-03-23 16:59 Bharath Vedartham
2019-03-23 19:01 ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-03-24 13:18   ` Bharath Vedartham
2019-03-24 14:06     ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-03-28 18:30       ` Bharath Vedartham
2019-03-28 20:07         ` Valdis Klētnieks
2019-03-23 19:03 ` Bernd Petrovitsch
2019-03-24 13:21   ` Bharath Vedartham
2019-03-23 19:05 ` Greg KH [this message]

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