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RE: 4355 pipe handlers open at once - is this to be 'expect'ed?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 12:24:30 -0000
- Subject: RE: 4355 pipe handlers open at once - is this to be 'expect'ed?
On 21 March 2006 12:21, Dave Korn wrote:
> Subject: 4355 pipe handlers open at once - is this to be 'expect'ed?
D'oh. "Handles". Not "handlers". D'oh.
> As you know, most of what expect does involves invoking child processes
> and talking to them via their stdio channels. It strikes me that something
> may be leaking pipe handles to a popen'd child process
Which on five minutes closer inspection would turn out to be a newlib issue,
since cygwin relies on newlib's popen. Double d'oh, sorry 'bout the noise.
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