Re: [BUG] Passing FDs over pipes

Chip Salzenberg (
Thu, 14 May 1998 09:28:01 -0400

According to Richard Gooch:
> David S. Miller writes:
> > Richard Gooch:
> > > So where does it say that passing FDs over a pipe is a no-no?
> > Nowhere does it say it's allowed either.
> OK, but I hope you don't have an objection to allowing it :-)
> It's a very handy feature.

You may have come to expect it to work because some systems may
basically not _have_ pipes, just socket pairs used like pipes.

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