How do fds work in the Linux kernel?

Is there a master list of them along with the per process ones?

Can you move one between processes?

Can you replace one in a process?

@fdgonthier I have a want to be able to move a fd from one process to another, then replace it with a connection to the other process.

Is this a good idea, no.

Does it sound fun, yes.

Follow

@fdgonthier Yeah, I'm aware that it's contrived. Kinda why it's appealing.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either! We adhere to an adapted version of the TootCat Code of Conduct and follow the Toot Café list of blocked instances. Ash is the admin and is supported by Fuzzface, Brian!, and Daniel Glus as moderators. Hosting costs are largely covered by our generous supporters on Patreon – thanks for all the help!