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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH XEN v8 26/29] tools/libs/*: Use O_CLOEXEC on Linux and FreeBSD

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 01:23:05PM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> In some cases this replaces an FD_CLOEXEC dance, in others it is new.
> Linux has had O_CLOEXEC since 2.6.23 (October 2007), so we can rely on
> it from Xen 4.7 I think. Some libc headers may still lack the
> definition, so we take care of that if need be by defining to 0 (on
> the premise that such an old glibc might barf on O_CLOEXEC even if the
> kernel may or may not be so old).
> All stable versions of FreeBSD support O_CLOEXEC (10.2, 9.3 and 8.4),
> and we assume the libc there does too.
> Remove various comments about having to take responsibility for this
> (since really it is just hygiene, politeness, not a requirement) and
> the reasons for using O_CLOEXEC seem pretty straightforward.
> Backends for other OSes are untouched.
> Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>

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