[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?
dave at horsfall.org
Wed Sep 27 10:58:59 AEST 2017
On Tue, 26 Sep 2017, Grant Taylor wrote:
>> Exactly; why 255 of all things?
> High order of 8 bits? (Assuming low order starts at 0.)
Yeah, but still doesn't answer the question, application-wise. I'm gonna
guess (without digging through the source) that it's a "dup2(0, 255)*" or
something, to "save" a copy of stdin/out/err for some obscure reason.
OK, "getdtablesize() - 1" instead of 255...
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