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Ghosts of Unix past, part 2: Conflated designs

Ghosts of Unix past, part 2: Conflated designs

Posted Nov 17, 2010 0:23 UTC (Wed) by mhelsley (guest, #11324)
In reply to: Ghosts of Unix past, part 2: Conflated designs by jonabbey
Parent article: Ghosts of Unix past, part 2: Conflated designs

And if your process links with libraries that internally use fds then you could easily trample the "internal" workings of those libraries by closing the fds. So a naive process can't assume it knows how to handle each fd in /proc/self/fd* without blurring the lines between library and application.


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