[TUHS] Etymology of the open file table?

Warren Toomey wkt at tuhs.org
Tue Mar 22 12:56:52 AEST 2016

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:28:08PM -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
> So if you think about it you need two levels, the fd that is per open
> that knows the offset, and the fd to the object in question.  The file
> table is the latter.

Dennis notes this issue in his Evolution paper:

just about the IO Redirection heading.

Cheers, Warren

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