lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Aug]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
SubjectRe: [RFC] new open flag O_NOSTD
From
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Eric Blake<ebb9@byu.net> wrote:
> The name proposed in this mail is O_NOSTD (implying that a successful
> result will not be any of the standard file descriptors); other ideas
> mentioned on the bug-gnulib list were O_SAFER, O_NONSTD, O_NOSTDFD.
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2009-08/msg00358.html
>
> Thoughts?

Mostly yes, I like it.

I'd like to explicitly vote against O_SAFER, because there may be (for
some systems or in the future) some other way of making open(2) safer.
I'd vote positively for O_NOSTDFD or O_NOSTD.

James.


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-08-30 13:15    [W:0.071 / U:8.188 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site