Re: closing extra fd's in gnome_execute_*

On 10 Jan 1999, Martin Baulig wrote:

> Well, if I understand this correctly, any program expecting any other file
> descriptor than 0, 1 or 2 open won't work when invoked in the shell for
> most people (don't know - is something like `foo 5<bar' valid shell syntax?).

Yes. configure scripts depend on this working.

-- Elliot
"In film you will find four basic story lines. Man versus man, man
 versus nature, nature versus nature, and dog versus vampire."
    - Steven Spielberg

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