opendir(/dev/fd/n) should fail

Helmut Karlowski
Fri Jan 23 12:17:00 GMT 2015

Helmut Karlowski <> wrote:
(23/01/2015 10:54)
> It's not just bash. The same happens in my home-grown shell. Starting 
> with /dev/fd/3 opendir succeeds giving (only the opendir-entries):

Maybe it's because:

3 -> /proc/3008/fd/

which recurses into /dev/fd again?


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