On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 04:05:02PM +0100, Padraig Brady mentioned:
> Is there a flag you can set on a file descriptor (using fcntl or equivalent)
> to tell the kernel not to copy that particular descriptor to forked
I think so - the fnctl man page has;
F_SETFD Set the close-on-exec flag to the value specified by the FD_CLOEXEC bit of arg.
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