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Re: kernel bug in socketpair()

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Subject: Re: kernel bug in socketpair()
From: Glenn Fowler <gsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 15:11:47 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 12:04:57 -0700 David S. Miller wrote:
> Is bash totally broken because of all this?  Or does the problem only
> trigger when using (cmd) subprocesses in a certain way?

bash uses pipe() so its ok
using socketpair() instead of pipe() introduces the problem
and we will now have to find an alternative to work around the
linux /dev/fd/N implementation

thanks


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