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Re: Support of SOCK_CLOEXEC

From: Bastien ROUCARIES
Subject: Re: Support of SOCK_CLOEXEC
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 19:07:03 +0200

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 7:02 PM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 03/28/2011 10:51 AM, Bastien ROUCARIES wrote:
>> Hi,
>> A mail for getting the status of SOCK_CLOEXEC flags and particularly for 
>> socket and socketpair.
>> Does gnulib should support this interface ?
> If it doesn't, it should.  I've been meaning to revisit CLOEXEC support
> in gnulib and improve it to match glibc.

Thank to do that, I will need it for socketpair emulation code on mingw

I need socket 2 support and I will prefer patch on your side instead
of patching of my side

>> I do not know if it will be added to posix, but it seems useful.
> Yes, I have plans to propose adding it in the next revision of POSIX.
> My initial reaction from the rest of the Austin Group has already been
> favorable for the addition, but it needs a formal proposal that I
> haven't yet had time to complete.

It seem really nice


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