File operations in base and fork+exec

Niklas Hamb├╝chen mail at nh2.me
Fri Jun 23 11:33:21 UTC 2017


Hi Merijn,

I have proposed the same 2 years ago:
https://mail.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/2015-July/120523.html

I am very much in support of that.

As mentioned, Python shows that one can pull that kind of change cleanly.

Niklas

On 23/06/17 10:46, Merijn Verstraaten wrote:
> I would like to propose that all operations in base open files with O_CLOEXEC by default and exposing an easy method to mark specific file descriptors to be preserved across exec


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