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SubjectRe: O_NONBLOCK setting "leak" outside of a process??
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Denis Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com> writes:

> What share the same file descriptor? MC and programs started from it?

All the processes started from your shell share at least fds 0, 1 and 2.

> I thought after exec() fds atre either closed (if CLOEXEC) or
> becoming independent from parent process
> (i.e. it you seek, close, etc your fd, parent would not notice that).
>
> Am I wrong?

I'm afraid so. Seek position and flags are still shared after an
exec.

Phil.
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