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NAME

       d_alloc - allocate a dcache entry

SYNOPSIS

       struct dentry * d_alloc  (struct dentry * parent,
                                    const struct qstr * name);

ARGUMENTS

       parent parent of entry to allocate

       name   qstr of the name

DESCRIPTION

       Allocates a dentry. It returns NULL if  there  is  insufficient  memory
       available.  On  a success the dentry is returned. The name passed in is
       copied and the copy passed in may be reused after this call.