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Re: fileno(tmpfile()) returns EBADF

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: fileno(tmpfile()) returns EBADF
Date: 19 Apr 2002 16:51:35 -0700
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Marcus Brinkmann <marcus@gnu.org> writes:

> I don't have my copy of POSIX around, but I also remember a vague
> requirement (or expectation) that the file descriptor allocated
> is always the smallest file descriptor available.  

No, that's no requirement.  It's the way Unix historically worked, but
Posix has no such requirement at all.

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