bugMIT/GNU Scheme - Bugs: bug #25950, subprocesses with unusable working...


bug #25950: subprocesses with unusable working directories may fail silently

Submitted by:  Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
Submitted on:  Sat 21 Mar 2009 08:00:23 AM UTC  
Category:  runtime Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Suboptimal behavior
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh> Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open

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Sat 21 Mar 2009 08:00:23 AM UTC, original submission:  

Before spawning a child process, the parent should open the child's prospective working directory to check for errors before forking, and the child should use fchdir to set its working directory.

Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
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