Subject: Re: postfix broken by AF_LOCAL semantics change
To: Perry E.Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 11/29/2003 15:32:28
Perry E.Metzger wrote:
> Herb Peyerl <email@example.com> writes:
> > Looks like one can build postfix with this:
> > #ifdef UNIX_DOMAIN_CONNECT_BLOCKS_FOR_ACCEPT
> Yes, but that only happens in Solaris 2.5.1, several old versions of
2.5.1 or later, I guess.
> Linux, and Dynix. We knew about it while we were doing the debugging
> run that revealed what had happened. ("We" was myself, Roland and
> Viktor Dukhovni.) It is better not to randomly change our API,
> though. Postfix may not be the only thing impacted.
We don't change API.
I don't see anything in the docs suggesting connect() to UNIX
socket wouldn't block. So unfortunately this means app
written such as to depend on non-blocking behaviour is broken.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.cz/
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