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Re: leaks fd for internal functions but not external command


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: leaks fd for internal functions but not external command
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:18:27 -0400
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On 7/23/19 11:15 AM, Sam Liddicott wrote:
> 
> 
> On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 at 16:13, Chet Ramey <address@hidden
> <mailto: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?

Right. Isn't that what's happening? The fd got closed in the /bin/echo
process but not in the parent?

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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