[Python-Dev] Proposal for a new function "open_noinherit" to avoid problems with subprocesses and security risks

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 22:03:41 CEST 2007


I think the complaint is not so much about simplicity, but correctness.
> close_fd also closes stdin/stdout/stderr, which might be undesirable
> and differs from POSIX.

According to the docs, stdin/stdout and stderr are not closed (

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