TIL: File descriptor 3


There are three standard file descriptions, STDIN, STDOUT, and STDERR. They are assigned to 0, 1, and 2 respectively.

File descriptor 3, 4 and so on can be accessed at:


I found it when looking at this Patchset. Chromium open --remote-debugging-pipe at file descriptor 3 for output and file descriptor 4 for input.



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