Re: Open() UNIX socket = socket() + connect() ?

Alan Cox (
Wed, 17 Dec 1997 23:52:14 +0000 (GMT)

> >> BSD does not support open() on UNIX domain sockets, either.
> BSD does not support many things. I don't think Linux is
> meant to have a strict subset of BSD features.

No OS supports open on Unix domain sockets per se. SYS5 doesnt have unix
domain sockets but emulates them using bidirectional streams pipes. I dont
see a problem with its addition really.