Re: [BUG] Passing FDs over pipes

Chris Wedgwood (
Thu, 14 May 1998 16:05:14 +1200

> 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.

AFAIK sendmsg is only defined to work for pipes.

I have some updated manual pages for this and a few other network related
APIs I keep meaning to run past Alan and DavidH, so if the above is wrong
someone please correct me.....


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