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Re: Bad leaks file fd to child processes

From: Dale R. Worley
Subject: Re: Bad leaks file fd to child processes
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:15:34 -0500

Greg Wooledge <greg@wooledge.org> writes:
> The fact that pvs *complains* about this instead of just ignoring it makes
> it fairly unique.  I don't know why the authors of pvs chose to do this.
> Perhaps they were working around some known or suspected bug in some other
> program that was commonly used as pvs's parent.

I've always assumed that there was some code inside pvdisplay and other
LVM programs that verified that all the fd's opened by the process were
properly closed before it terminated, to give feedback to the
developers.  And I assumed that the fact that pvdisplay (in the older
version) always printed such a message showed that there was such a bug
in its code.  But it's possible it was due to some aspect of my


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