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

Francois Tigeot via Redmine bugtracker-admin at leaf.dragonflybsd.org
Mon Jul 30 04:42:54 PDT 2012

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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