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Re: Sockets from kernel space?

To: John Richard Moser <nigelenki@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Sockets from kernel space?
From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 23:06:19 -0200
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John Richard Moser wrote:
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Is it possible to create socket connections (AF_UNIX for example) from
the kernel to local user processes that are listen()ing?

A good link to somewhere to help with this would be nice.

Please send networking development related messages to netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx,
there are several networking hackers that don't even subscribe lkml.

Having said that, look at the svc_makesock and svc_create_socket functions
in net/sunrpc/svcsock.c as a starting point.

- Arnaldo

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