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Re: PR/53904 CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
On Jan 25, 5:15pm, dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost (David Holland) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: PR/53904 CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
| The following reply was made to PR lib/53904; it has been noted by GNATS.
| From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
| To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
| Subject: Re: PR/53904 CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 17:11:04 +0000
| On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 08:45:01PM +0000, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
| > [popen] should be using close-on-exec
| Are you sure that's allowed? I know it's dodgy but I wouldn't be
| super-surprised to find someone using popen in conjunction with
The issues are orthogonal. pclose(3) needs to have access to the child
process info to wait for it. Close-on-exec has nothing to do with it.
In fact you can select the close-on-exec behavior by adding "e" to the
"type" argument as mentioned in the man page.
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