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Re: Does HIGH_FD_MAX have to be so low?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Does HIGH_FD_MAX have to be so low?
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 16:02:36 -0400
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Mike Stroyan wrote:

>   move_to_high_fd() only avoid open file descriptors if the
> check_new parameter is non-zero.  open_shell_script() calls
> move_to_high_fd() with a check_new value of 0.  The other two callers
> of the function do pass in a check_new value of 1.

Aha!  I missed the most relevant call.  Now the question is whether or
not it's still a good idea to pass that 0 from open_shell_script.

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