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Re: Leak in BASH "named" file descriptors?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Leak in BASH "named" file descriptors?
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:51:43 -0400
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On 4/13/16 1:54 AM, George Caswell wrote:

> Personally, I don't think it makes sense for a redirection on a command to
> persist beyond the scope of that command. A redirection with a
> dynamically-assigned fd is basically equivalent to a redirection to a
> numbered fd.

Then why have it?  There's not enough value in making a construct that
is slightly different but functionally equivalent available unless it
provides something new.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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