/usr/bin/script eating 100% cpu with portupgrade and xargs
trociny at freebsd.org
Sun Sep 18 11:54:39 UTC 2011
On Sun, 18 Sep 2011 13:25:26 +0200 Ronald Klop wrote:
RK> It is a while since I programmed C, but why will writing 0 bytes give
RK> the reader an end-of-file? Shouldn't the fd be closed to indicate
AFAIR, this trick with writing 0 to emulate EOF because we can't close the fd
-- we still want to read from it. Poor shutdown(2) for non-socket :-).
Colin might tell more...
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