[Haskell-cafe] Discussion: The CLOEXEC problem

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 20:14:37 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 6:29 PM, Alexander Kjeldaas <
alexander.kjeldaas at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think CLOEXEC should be the default, but it doesn't seem to solve your
> problem. What if thread 2 executes "myBinary" before thread 1 called exec()?

I think you missed that each thread is using its own temporary directory
--- they're not all running at the same time in the same directory, which
would be pretty much guaranteed to fail.

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