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Re: svn commit: r10819 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-09-06 01:52:55 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Sun, 2004-09-05 at 19:44, Branko ÄŒibej wrote:
>>I'd like to know why this code should be Unix-specific. I can't see a
>>single reason.
>The code is intended to handle the case where an svn command-line app is
>invoked with no file descriptor 0, 1, or 2,
Yup, I know.

> such that the first few
>files opened become accidentally mapped to stdin, stdout, or stderr.
>I didn't think Windows really had the concept of file descriptors
>outside of the POSIX terarium, much less file descriptors which (by
>virtue of their numbers) map onto stdin/stdout/stderr.
Windows has all of that, even though it's simulated by the C runtime
library. That's why I'd like to see proof (either through testing, or
BDB code review) that this problem really doesn't occur on Windows

-- Brane

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