Deti Fliegl wrote: > Anssi Hannula wrote: >> Deti Fliegl wrote: >>> Klaus Schmidinger wrote: >>>> Doesn't SystemExec() (see tools.c) take care of this? >>> Yes you are right - it takes care internally but not for plugins like >>> dvdswitch etc. In order to fix this problem you could patch every single >>> plugin or just set the right file descriptor flag once. I think the >>> latter does not cause any interference and should solves some issues. >> For the record, the latter creates a small race condition: an external >> program could be launched before FD_CLOEXEC is set on an fd. > In VDR all file descriptors seem to be allocated at startup. IMHO it is > not very likely that a race condition could happen. ... except on dvr devices, I know.
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