Subject: Re: Warning message: Why do I care?
To: John Franklin <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/01/2002 13:54:02
On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 12:34:07PM -0400, John Franklin wrote:
> I disagree.  Too much software treats fd 0-2 as sacred.  I don't think
> that open(2) should ever return a fd below 3.  I don't belive this would
> break anything.

how would you redirect output to a file then? usually this
is implemented with something like

  fd = open("somefile", O_WRONLY);