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SubjectRe: [PATCH] open: introduce O_NOSTD
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According to Florian Weimer on 8/28/2009 6:52 AM:
>> If the caller requested O_CLOEXEC, then your version takes 3, 5, or
>> 7 syscalls depending on how many std fds were closed, while my
>> version takes 3 syscalls regardless of how many std fds were closed.
>
> I really don't see a way around that. You can't pick a descriptor and
> hope that it's unused.

fcntl(,F_DUPFD,3) is NOT like dup2. It picks the next available
descriptor that is at least 3.

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Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake ebb9@byu.net
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