Re: [BUG] Passing FDs over pipes

David S. Miller (
Thu, 14 May 1998 06:48:09 -0700

Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 22:29:01 +1000
From: Richard Gooch <Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU>

Miquel van Smoorenburg writes:
> socketpair()

Bugger. I forgot about that one. I'm used to using explicit
socket(), bind() and connect() calls. Yep, that seems to do the
job. Thanks.

See, you solved the problem without changing the semantics of Linux
pipes into the abomination BSD/Solaris both have.

David S. Miller

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