Subject: Re: curproc removal (NFS, ...)
To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/26/2004 00:19:54
On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 01:21:14PM -0700, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> Suppose you wish to call soreceive(). Suppose the socket you want to
> pass to soreceive() might be a PF_UNIX socket (maybe it is, maybe it
> isn't, but you cannot say for sure ahead of time).
> Your call to soreceiv() might therefore call (*pr->pr_dom->dom_externalize)().
> For PF_UNIX sockets (the only non-NULL dom_externalize?), that means
> calling unp_externalize().  unp_exernalize() now requires a valid struct proc *,
> in place of the curproc it used to grab.
> We have agreed not to go back to using use curproc.  How, then, would
> you suggest we pass the necessary struct proc * to soreceive(), so it
> can pass it onto pr->pr_domain->dom_externalize?

	Can't this end up in the so_pcb, get filled in at connect time
and then be entirely private to unix domain sockets?  I just barely glanced
at the code, by it seems that unix domain sockets end up with a struct unpcb
stored in the socket so_pcb, which could have a struct proc * added to it.