Re: closing extra fd's in gnome_execute_*

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, Elliot Lee wrote:

> 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.

Which, combined with some stupid bash stuff and a very large number of
fd's > 30 or so, cause runs of configure scripts to crash :).  Please let
me know if you think my committed code is an acceptable compromise.

Manish Vachharajani               Some Haiku: A crash reduces
<>                   your expensive computer
                                              to a simple stone - Unknown

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