DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2012-04
[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2357] open(2) flagspace is full
Issue #2357 has been reported by Francois Tigeot.
Bug #2357: open(2) flagspace is full
Author: Francois Tigeot
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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