/dev/drum versus libkvm?

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Tue Apr 12 00:27:07 PDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 05:05:50AM -0700, walt wrote:
> One last question technical question about libkvm:  I see several uses
> of kvm_openfiles in DF code (e.g. pstat) where kvm_close is never
> called.  This leaves me wondering what kvm_close is used for.

Most programs depend on close_on_exec :) If all your program does is
reading data from kvm, it doesn't make much sense to cleanup at the end.


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