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O_EVTONLY [was Re: KERN_PROC_FILEDESC equivalent in NetBSD?]

On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 06:59:31PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> On Oct 22, 11:04pm, (Patrick Welche) wrote:
> | Talking of things to add - any thoughts on adding the O_EVTONLY flag to open()?
> Does it work properly on MacOS/X?

A bit of a double negative: I don't know if it works properly, however,
the use case would be for the kqueue backend of glib's gio. On MacOS/X
the kqueue backend uses O_EVTONLY since November 2012, and I don't
see bugs filed against it.



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