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Re: pkg/50487: Update sysutils/lsof to version 4.88 (changes attached)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/50487; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/50487: Update sysutils/lsof to version 4.88 (changes
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:54:52 +0100
On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 03:50:00AM +0000, dhgutteridge%sympatico.ca@localhost wrote:
> Reduced to 50 the number of open file descriptors lsof
> attempts to close while trying to protect itself from a
> file descriptor exec() attack. This limits the overhead
> lsof incurs on systems that have large file descriptor
> limits, yet provides sufficient open descriptors for the
> library functions lsof calls.
Of course, it would help if they actually used closefrom(2) or friends
on systems where it exists...
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