hang on exit - bug or no bug?

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at ubsw.com
Fri Oct 5 02:26:05 EST 2001

On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 07:18:17PM +0300, Pekka Savola wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Schieber, Dustin wrote:
> > I've also seen this problem with various 3rd party software packages.
> > Apparently this is a widespread problem with the open fds.
> It's probably a bug in the software -- e.g. fds not being closed when
> forking.  This can have grave security considerations also.

Right. All the more reason to manually redirect stdio to /dev/null folks.

> -- 
> Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
> Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
> Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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