On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 11:54:52AM -0700, Frank Cusack wrote:
> On August 16, 2006 2:44:43 PM -0700 Carson Gaspar wrote:
> > You learn something new every day... Solaris 10 also has closefrom() and
> > fdwalk() (which performs an arbitrary function on all open fds, allowing
> > you to check the return code from each close, unlike closefrom()).

>
> Also Solaris 9. First documentation I can find for it is from Dec '02,
> but that document is dated Apr '00. It might have been a private
> interface before 12/02, or online docs are missing info before then
> (they do seem to be sparse). In any case the point is, this isn't new
> to Solaris 10.


I believe they originated in Solaris 9.

According to our survey data, the platforms that have closefrom() are:

i386-unknown-netbsdelf3.0.
i386-unknown-openbsd3.6
i386-unknown-openbsd3.7
i386-unknown-openbsd3.9
sparc-sun-solaris2.10
sparc-sun-solaris2.9

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