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Re: [perl #24204] Dupping STDERR for reading.

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Matt Sergeant
October 22, 2003 12:45
Re: [perl #24204] Dupping STDERR for reading.
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On 22 Oct 2003, at 12:27, Mark Jason Dominus wrote:

> It's perfectly ordinary to reopen STDERR onto another filehandle and
> then to write error messages to the filehandle.  What's weird is to
> open STDERR for *reading*.  I'm pretty sure that qmail doesn't do
> that

You're absolutely right. It (qmail-queue) reads from STDOUT, not 
STDERR. I have no idea whether that's equally weird or not.

I also have no idea whether this issue I found (which I still can't 
replicate outside of qpsmtpd) is the same as others in this thread.


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