Re: [BUG] Passing FDs over pipes

Richard Gooch (Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Thu, 14 May 1998 17:39:00 +1000

David S. Miller writes:
> Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 17:24:58 +1000
> From: Richard Gooch <Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU>
> OK, I can see that making Unix sockets true VFS citizens is a job
> for 2.3.x. But, more pressing for me, what about passing FDs over a
> pipe? Is that easy enough to implement?
> No and it isn't going to happen, at least for 2.2.x

OK, I'll wait and hope for 2.3.x. Pity: it gives Solaris2 and IRIX a
leg up :-(



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