On 2009 Feb 4, at 12:56, Leon Timmermans wrote:
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 4:37 PM, <pugs-comm...@feather.perl6.nl> wrote:+=item method IO dup()Do we really want that? POSIX' dup does something different from what many will expect. In particular, the new file descriptors share the offset, which can result in some really confusing situations.
In IO::POSIX? Yes; you're asking for POSIX semantics, if that isn't what you want, IO::POSIX is not where you should be. If there's something more general out there, it can be dup() in some other namespace than IO::POSIX.
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