[svlug] LoveLetter reporting -- Microsoft, not computer, virus

dfox@belvdere.vip.best.com dfox at belvdere.vip.best.com
Sat May 6 09:54:32 PDT 2000

> open("/etc/ld.so.cache", O_RDONLY)      = 3
> open("/lib/libc.so.6", O_RDONLY)        = 3
> open("/dev/null", O_RDONLY|O_NONBLOCK|0x10000) = -1 ENOTDIR (Not a directory)
> open(".", O_RDONLY|O_NONBLOCK|0x10000)  = 3

Well, '.' is of course the current directory. ls is always going to have
to open that.

Why does it need to open /dev/null? Nothing is going there.

> see shy jo
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