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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <ad...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Some named pipe hacking...
Date Mon, 25 Jun 2001 17:54:26 GMT
From: "Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton" <lkcl@samba-tng.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2001 12:05 PM



> my point of the [reducto-ad-juvenile-conclusion] comments
> above were to say, well, if you have the same names, but
> different functionality, why would you want to limit
> the [apr] functionality to that of the least-functional
> api?

Because APR MUST BE USEFUL ON ALL SUPPORTED PLATFORMS.

> ...tell you what, i will write up an API proposal and
> morph some code to an apr api.  less talk, more code :)

That would help the discussion and simply call them remote pipes.

> so, your point is noted, and my question is, is it enough to
> stop apr from doing it [NT-style namedpipes]?

Unless it will be provided to other users, at least through Samba
or some other means that users _may_ configure if they like, then
yes, this stops apr from doing it.

Bill


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