Subject: Re: postfix broken by AF_LOCAL semantics change
To: Perry E.Metzger <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/29/2003 02:07:47
On Nov 28, 2003, at 10:06 PM, Perry E.Metzger wrote:

> Okay, having tested a reverted kernel, I can confirm that this was
> indeed breaking Postfix -- it doubtless breaks other things too.  I've
> consulted with a couple of people and determined that the change
> renders us API incompatible with the semantics on all BSDs, Linux and
> Solaris. I'm therefore going to revert it for now.

I restored my change since it is needed.  However, it is no longer the
default behavior but must be enabled via the LOCAL_CONNWAIT socket 
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