> >>On 13 Jul 2001 16:05:02 +0100, Padraig Brady wrote:
> >>>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
> Oops should have been a bit more descriptive (pardon the pun).
> This has to be general (I don't have to source to the children).
Then you need a lesson on the difference between fork() and
exec()... If you're writing the program calling fork(), then
you _have_ source for the children. It's the _same_ code.
However, if you want to prevent it being carried across a
subsequent exec(), then there is F_SETFD as just mentioned by
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