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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject RE: [PATCH] Be verbose during shl_load on HP-UX
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2003 01:34:09 GMT
--On Wednesday, June 4, 2003 9:10 PM -0400 "MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN 
(HP-Cupertino,ex1)" <madhum@hp.com> wrote:

> Actually, I was just wondering : why would somebody want to close the stderr
> ? I'd think the best they'd do is to dup stderr to /dev/null or something.

IIRC, httpd will specifically close stderr to ensure that the children 
processes can not write to stderr.  So, yes, it's quite common.  -- justin

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