File operations in base and fork+exec

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

Hi Merijn,

I have proposed the same 2 years ago:

I am very much in support of that.

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


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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