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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] alternative to sys_indirect, part 1
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    Alan Cox wrote:
    > Believe it or not we have the compute capability between us to not
    > accidentally reassign values we assigned to one thing to something else.

    Once again, this is not about assigned values. This is about the time
    before you get a value assigned. Not every experiment out there will
    have a value assigned before it starts development.

    But it really doesn't matter to me. I'm not the one you would introduce
    the problem. Patch is forthcoming.


    >> Oh really? You open a server socket, use fcntl(FD_CLOEXEC), and then
    >> accept().
    >
    > And your behaviour just became OS specific....

    Not according to POSIX. If some OSes deliberately violate POSIX that's
    their problem. All POSIX OSes will have up to today return a new file
    descriptor without the close-on-exec flag set at all times. Just read
    the spec.

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    ➧ Ulrich Drepper ➧ Red Hat, Inc. ➧ 444 Castro St ➧ Mountain View, CA ❖
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