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Re: [perl #119127] RFE: file handle duping in the Bourne shelltradition

From:
Zefram
Date:
December 15, 2017 05:47
Subject:
Re: [perl #119127] RFE: file handle duping in the Bourne shelltradition
Message ID:
20171215054745.GQ25404@fysh.org
The requested feature wouldn't make sense.  open() consistently uses
its first argument as a file handle, and its design is focussed on the
needs of file handles.  If you want to operate on raw file descriptors,
there's the POSIX module.  This ticket should be closed.

-zefram



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