[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Wed Sep 27 00:53:26 AEST 2017


On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:06:55PM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 9/25/17 7:49 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> > On Mon, 25 Sep 2017, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > 
> >> ????????lrwx------ 1 lm lm 64 Sep 23 21:39 255 -> /dev/pts/8
> > 
> > What the heck is file descriptor 255?
> 
> It appears to be a file descriptor open to his controlling terminal.

LOL.  I think he's wondering why the fd has the value of 255 and I dunno.
Some weird bash thing?



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