Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/06/10/23:22:58

From: sos AT prospect DOT com DOT ru (Sergey Okhapkin)
Subject: RE: Foolproof solution for non-inherit on spawn/exec?
10 Jun 1998 23:22:58 -0700 :
Message-ID: <01BD9520.2EFBD4F0.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@drs>
To: "cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com" <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>,
"'Christopher G. Faylor'" <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>,
"'Geoffrey Noer'"
<noer AT cygnus DOT com>

Geoffrey Noer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 08, 1998 at 09:56:20AM +0400, Sergey Okhapkin wrote:
> >
> > I don't like this idea...
> Could you give more details as to why?  Thanks!

I don't like a duplication of handles in a child's code. This case the 
child have to OpenProcess(parent). This open may fail due to security 
reasons after sexec() calls. The second, duplicated sockets fails to 
connect thru MS winsock proxy server on Windows NT (didn't try on W95).

Sergey Okhapkin,
Moscow, Russia.

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