Subject: Re: /dev/std{in, out, err}
To: None <>
From: Jim Mercer <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 11/30/1995 15:58:19
> Ummmm, there's nothing wrong with compress, and working around the
> problem is a potential security issue that I don't want to think about.
> IMO, the code in compress is correct to ensure that these files are not
> irregular in any way.
> BTW, I think putting /dev/std* in fdesc, when they work perfectly well
> as simple device nodes, is a bit foolish.

my solution to hte problem was to put them back as device nodes and
not mount fdesc.

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