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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:45:31 +0200
From:   Alexey Dobriyan <>
To:     Pavel Machek <>
Cc:     "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <>,,,,,,,,
        Aliaksandr Patseyenak <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2 v2] fdmap(2)

On 10/23/17, Pavel Machek <> wrote:

> Binary fdmap looks... quite ugly to me. But close_all(from, to)
> syscall kindof makes sense to me... and is not that ugly.
> Given that openbsd has something similar... perhaps we can take that?

closefrom() can be implemented on top of fdmap().
fdmap as is is useful for other purposes.

> Except during startup, application should have good idea what fds it
> has open, so maybe that's enough?

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