Why dup(), again and again?
djm at mindrot.org
Mon Oct 23 09:37:02 AEDT 2017
On Sun, 22 Oct 2017, David Newall wrote:
> When you suggested this before, I asked how that would help, but you
> haven't answered that. Instead, you belatedly repeat yourself. You
> said that you think this is good for "ill-behaved libraries". That's
> wrong. Any "ill-behaved library" on the remote machine already writes
> to a closed descriptor. You've presented a straw man, but I'm trying to
> understand your concern: If you think that ssh (i.e. on the local
> machine) uses an ill-behaved library, which one; and, what's wrong with
> letting it try to write to a closed file?
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