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Re: I'm done with O_CLOEXEC




On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 9:39 PM, Matthias Clasen
<matthias.clasen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Before we can have constructive arguments, we first need to understand
> what you are actually proposing. Most of your mail was an extended
> whine about inadequacies of posix in general, and fd inheritance in
> particular. Jasper asked the right question:
>
> Will you accept patches that add cloexec-correctness where it is
> missing, in the future ?
>
> Are you actually suggesting that we rip out all code that is currently
> doing the right thing, cloexec-wise ?

>From Ryan's original email:

> So: starting today I'm going to stop worrying about O_CLOEXEC being set
> on every file descriptor that GLib creates.  I'm not going to go and
> retroactively tear things out where they are already working, unless it
> would provide a substantial cleanup or fixes an actual bug.  I'm not
> just going to go around looking for #ifdefs to remove.

So, I would say no.

-- 
~Nirbheek Chauhan
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