cvs commit: src/usr.bin/make job.c job.h main.c make.c
sobomax at portaone.com
Sun Nov 14 08:02:46 PST 2004
Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <41977CCC.8070607 at portaone.com>, Maxim Sobolev writes:
>>Great job! However I wonder if use of pipe(2) would be better way, which
>>will not leave any traces behind it in the case when all makes die in a
>>way that prevents them from taking clean up actions (e.g. kill -9).
> That's how gmake does it, and it is no end of trouble because you
> have to hope for the file descriptors to survive open through shell
> scripts and other gunk. And passing the numeric filedescriptors
> in an environment variable is wrong in all ways it possibly can be.
I see. It does not leave much options indeed.
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