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Re: why not remove AF_LOCAL sockets on last close?

On Fri, 25 Jun 2010 14:51:45 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:55:51PM -0400, Thor Simon wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me why, exactly, we shouldn't remove bound AF_LOCAL
> > sockets from the filesystem on last close?
> If you want to do that, wouldn't it be easier to just go the Linux route
> and move them into a separate (virtual) namespace completely?

Could this not pose security risks in certain scenarios?  Or would such
a namespace also support permissions?


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