[Python-Dev] cpython (3.2): Fixes issue #8052: The posix subprocess module's close_fds behavior was
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Jan 21 23:52:36 CET 2012
On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 23:39:41 +0100
gregory.p.smith <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> changeset: 74563:61aa484a3e54
> branch: 3.2
> parent: 74561:d01fecadf3ea
> user: Gregory P. Smith <greg at krypto.org>
> date: Sat Jan 21 14:01:08 2012 -0800
> Fixes issue #8052: The posix subprocess module's close_fds behavior was
> suboptimal by closing all possible file descriptors rather than just
> the open ones in the child process before exec().
For what it's worth, I'm not really confident with so much new low-level
code in a bugfix release.
IMHO it's more of a new feature, since it's a performance improvement.
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