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Re: Leak in BASH "named" file descriptors?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Leak in BASH "named" file descriptors?
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:25:58 +0100
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Mathieu Patenaude <address@hidden> writes:

> The issue I see with relying on the bash EXIT to actually have the system
> do the cleanup is when you have a script that does things in a forever
> loop, you end up with FD exhaustion when using "named" FD and here strings.

Of course, if you don't close (or reuse) your descriptors you will run
out of them eventually.

Andreas.

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