Subject: Re: Again, open() on unix domain sockets... one alternative
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/25/1997 14:13:22
Todd Vierling <> writes:

> Note that because of the 104 character pathname limit on unix domain
> sockets (is this really a hard limit, still?) it can be difficult to
> use this interface to access a socket buried in the filesystem.

Current actual limit is 253 character long, since sun_len is u_char
which is 8 bit width (total socket length is limited to 255, and two
byte is consumed length itself and family).