D_ALLOC_ROOT(9) The Linux VFS D_ALLOC_ROOT(9)

NAME d_alloc_root - allocate root dentry

SYNOPSIS struct dentry * d_alloc_root(struct inode * root_inode);

ARGUMENTS root_inode inode to allocate the root for

DESCRIPTION Allocate a root (/) dentry for the inode given. The inode is instantiated and returned. NULL is returned if there is insufficient memory or the inode passed is NULL.

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