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Re: I'm done with O_CLOEXEC




On Sat, 2015-03-21 at 01:32 -0400, Ryan Lortie wrote:
> hi,
> 
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2015, at 01:27, Jürg Billeter wrote:
> > Doesn't the following standard POSIX functionality provide what you
> > want?
> > 
> >     fcntl(fd, F_DUPFD_CLOEXEC, 0)
> 
> Yes.  It does.  Thank you very much.
> 
> It seems that this is a (slightly) recent addition.  It's documented:
> 
>        F_DUPFD_CLOEXEC (int; since Linux 2.6.24)
> 
> so I'm sure we'll probably still need to write an ifdef with a
> fallback...

7 years old:
http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_24

> The wider question about the usefulness of O_CLOEXEC still stands.

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