[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?
chet.ramey at case.edu
Wed Sep 27 11:37:13 AEST 2017
On 9/26/17 8:58 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> 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.
I already answered this.
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