File descriptor passing, was Re: Advantages of a large number of threads....

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Feb 23 10:42:17 CET 2004


Shawn Pearce wrote:

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>I've always been leary of the fd passing system in UNIX, but if it works,
>it works.  I think its been frowned upon over time, and may be something
>that kernel developers would love to see die.  I know its been used
>  
>
it is very useful for tightening security.


bengt

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