what happens to Popen()'s parent-side file descriptors?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat Oct 16 03:06:50 CEST 2010


In message <pan.2010.10.15.06.27.02.360000 at nowhere.com>, Nobody wrote:

> Another gotcha regarding pipes: the reader only sees EOF once there are no
> writers, i.e. when the *last* writer closes their end.

Been there, been bitten by that.



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