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Re: leaks fd for internal functions but not external command


From: Sam Liddicott
Subject: Re: leaks fd for internal functions but not external command
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:15:16 +0100

On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 at 16:13, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 7/23/19 11:11 AM, Sam Liddicott wrote:
>
> > The report concerns the different behaviour with internal and external
> > operations.
>
> Right. The close-on-exec is deliberate. That's how it was intended.
>

Doesn't close-on-exec usually takes effect only on the process that does
the exec?
i.e. the fork that does the exec, not the parent process?

Sam


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