|D_ALLOC(9)||The Linux VFS||D_ALLOC(9)|
d_alloc - allocate a dcache entry
struct dentry * d_alloc(struct dentry * parent, const struct qstr * name);
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.
|January 2017||Kernel Hackers Manual 4.8.|