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d_real: Return the real dentry

NAME

d_real - Return the real dentry

SYNOPSIS

struct dentry * d_real(struct dentry dentry, const struct inode inode, unsigned int flags);

ARGUMENTS

dentry

the dentry to query

inode

inode to select the dentry from multiple layers (can be NULL)

flags

open flags to control copy-up behavior

DESCRIPTION

If dentry is on an union/overlay, then return the underlying, real dentry. Otherwise return the dentry itself.

See also: Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt

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