Re: [BUG] Passing FDs over pipes

Chip Salzenberg (
Wed, 13 May 1998 19:26:07 -0400

According to Richard Gooch:
> Hi, all. With 2.1.97 I get "Socket operation on non-socket" when I
> use sendmsg(2) to transfer a FD over a pipe. Transferring over a Unix
> socket works fine.

Therefore, you've gotten exactly the right error message that is supposed
to result from attempting exactly that illegal operation.

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