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SubjectRe: [RFC] new open flag O_NOSTD
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Eric Blake<> 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.
> 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.


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