Re: [patch 7/8] fdmap v2 - implement sys_socket2

From: Al Viro
Date: Sat Jun 09 2007 - 22:41:06 EST

On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 03:27:43PM -0400, Kyle Moffett wrote:
> Program Thread: Library Thread:
> fd = socket(AF_*, SOCK_*, 0);
> fork();
> int x = FD_CLOEXEC;
> fcntl(fd, F_SETFD, &x);

BTW, regardless of anything else, in such situation this "library
thread" would be better off by just having independent descriptors.
We _can_ do that just fine.

That is, if library code using such stuff would be OK with being a thread.
Any specific examples one way or another?
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