bug in fdopendir

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jul 9 10:53:00 GMT 2007

On Jul  6 14:40, Eric Blake wrote:
> Also, POSIX is clear that DIR streams are not inherited across processes.
>  I'm not quite sure why you are using OBJ_INHERIT in fhandler_disk_file.cc
> in the case of opendir, but that code did not change from before your
> patch.  I also wonder if you need to tweak the fdopendir code to insure
> that if the directory fd was previously inheritable, that the fdopendir
> changes it to FD_CLOEXEC.

Not according to the draft, which states that it's unspecified whether
the FD_CLOEXEC flag will be set on the file descriptor by a successful
call to fdopendir.  But it doesn't hurt to do so.


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