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1. To prepare to read or write a file. This usually involves
checking whether the file already exists and that the user has
the necessary authorisation to read or write it. The result
of a successful open is usually some kind of capability
(e.g. a Unix file descriptor) - a token that the user
passes back to the system in order to access the file without
further checks and finally to close the file.