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// Copyright (c) 2006-2009 The Chromium Authors. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
// found in the LICENSE file.
namespace base {
// -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// We introduct a special structure for file descriptors in order that we are
// able to use template specialisation to special-case their handling.
// WARNING: (Chromium only) There are subtleties to consider if serialising
// these objects over IPC. See comments in ipc/ipc_message_utils.h
// above the template specialisation for this structure.
// -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
struct FileDescriptor {
: fd(-1),
auto_close(false) { }
FileDescriptor(int ifd, bool iauto_close)
: fd(ifd),
auto_close(iauto_close) { }
bool operator==(const FileDescriptor& other) const {
return (fd == other.fd && auto_close == other.auto_close);
// A comparison operator so that we can use these as keys in a std::map.
bool operator<(const FileDescriptor& other) const {
return other.fd < fd;
int fd;
// If true, this file descriptor should be closed after it has been used. For
// example an IPC system might interpret this flag as indicating that the
// file descriptor it has been given should be closed after use.
bool auto_close;
} // namespace base