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file descriptor leak

<programming> (Or "fd leak" /F D leek/) A kind of programming bug analogous to a core leak, in which a program fails to close file descriptors ("fd"s) after file operations are completed, and thus eventually runs out of them.

See leak.

(1994-11-30)

 


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