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Re: [libvirt] PATCH: Set stdout/err to /dev/null for spawned children

On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 05:36:35PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> If passing a 'NULL' to virExec() for the stdout/err file descriptor it
> is intended that the child process get connected to /dev/null. This
> behaviour was previously broken when built with DEBUG enabled, and with
> Amy's recent logging change, it is now permanently broken. The problem
> this causes, is that the child process ends up still connected to the
> parent app's stderr/out. This causes things like Perl's test harness
> to hang waiting for end of file that will never come while libvirtd is
> running. THis patch puts virExec back to its original documented behaviour

  Oh, I see, nasty, ACK !


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