Subject: Re: unix domain sockets with open() ability?
To: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 09/23/1997 17:47:21
On Tue, 23 Sep 1997, Matthew Jacob wrote:
: Uh, yes, this binds a filesystem name to a unidirectional (read)
: AF_UNIX socket.
: I thought what we're looking for was a bidirectional AF_UNIX socket
: that can do both reads && writes (independently) of each other.
Um, it would actually have this capability... all it needs is for open() to
return a connected socket instead of vnode based fiel (and unix sockets
_are_ bidirectional). You _can_ use a socket unidirectionally if desired,
== Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Business email@example.com)
== I know you like the Internet, Bobby. Now go eat your Frosted Flakes.