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Re: [Patch] [perl #32446] close leaves fd open

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
January 21, 2005 06:16
Re: [Patch] [perl #32446] close leaves fd open
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Steffen Ullrich wrote:
> perl #32446 describes a bug with perl5.8 on OpenBSD, where a STDOUT gets 
> duped to a socket and a close(STDOUT) later leaves the socket open. 
> Attached is a proposed and tested fix for the problem, which simply 
> duplicates the FreeBSD code for OpenBSD.
> Details:
> In perlio.c there is a function PerlIOStdio_invalidate_fileno which gets 
> used to close a stdio FILE* without closing the fd. There are a lot of 
> special cases for various platforms and then there is a fallback. 
> Apperantly the fallback is buggy.
> The patch does not attempt to fix the fallback, it simply adds another 
> special case, this time for __OpenBSD__

Thanks, your patch applied as change #23844 to bleadperl.

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