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Re: kernel bug in socketpair()

To: Glenn Fowler <gsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel bug in socketpair()
From: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 23 Jul 2003 20:08:21 +0100
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On Mer, 2003-07-23 at 19:54, Glenn Fowler wrote:
> named unix sockets reside in the fs namespace, no?
> so they must be linked to a dir before use and unlinked after use
> the unlink after use would be particularly tricky for the parent process
> implementing
>       cmd <(cmd ...) ...

Portable stuff yes, Linux also supports a pure socket namespace for them
when the path starts with a nul character


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