file descriptor leakcomputing dictionary

<computer 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.

(01 Mar 1994)

file compression, file control block, file descriptor < Prev | Next > file extension, filefish, FileMaker

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums