Subject: Re: implementing closeall via a syscall
To: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: mouss <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/2004 00:12:10
Matt Thomas wrote:
> At 02:28 PM 1/5/2004, you wrote:
> Note that the diffs have already been applied to NetBSD. :)
great! what's missing then?
> closefrom/fdwalk seem fine from a compatibility area. closem
> doesn't seem to be needed.
agreed. after all, fcntl can be used if one really needs to know about
> fdrelease can't fail. it will always close the descriptor. So there is no
> infinite loop.
Didn't know that. I suggest putting a reminder at fdrelease, so that if
someday someone modifies it...