[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Sep 27 07:23:05 AEST 2017


On Tue, 26 Sep 2017, Larry McVoy wrote:

>>> 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?

Exactly; why 255 of all things?

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