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[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2357] (Resolved) open(2) flagspace is full

From: Francois Tigeot via Redmine <bugtracker-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 04:42:54 -0700

Issue #2357 has been updated by Francois Tigeot.

Status changed from New to Resolved
% Done changed from 10 to 100

Both patches pushed today
Bug #2357: open(2) flagspace is full

Author: Francois Tigeot
Status: Resolved
Priority: High
Target version: 

Recent software expects to be able to use open with flags such as O_DIRECTORY or O_CLOEXEC; they are useful to prevent races and securities vulnerabilities.

I have looked at implementing O_CLOEXEC support, but all the bits in an int are already used; I have counted about 10 DragonFly-specific flags in the lot.

The standard flags, as defined in the current POSIX.1-2008 standard:

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