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Re: kernel bug in socketpair()

To: Glenn Fowler <gsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel bug in socketpair()
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:23:07 -0700
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On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 14:14:57 -0400 (EDT)
Glenn Fowler <gsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> named sockets seem a little heavyweight for this application

I think it'll be cheaper than unnamed unix sockets and
groveling in /proc/*/fd/

And even if there is a minor performance issue, you'll more than get
that back due to the portability gain. :-)

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