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From Pier Fumagalli <p...@betaversion.org>
Subject Re: AF_UNIX sockets in APR...
Date Wed, 31 Jul 2002 04:34:39 GMT
"Ryan Bloom" <rbb@covalent.net> wrote:

> I have no problem implementing this feature, but do it right (which may
> mean not using apr_socket_t), so that it is portable.  We have enough
> people who have asked for this feature, that not implementing it is kind
> of stupid, but please, please, please, don't write the API such that it
> absolutely can't work on Windows.  That completely removes the goal of
> APR.  We have tried hard not to create functions that can't be written
> on one of our platforms.  Please don't add a type of communication that
> isn't portable, that isn't useful in a portable library.

I agree with your sentiment, and frankly, I don't care whether we use
apr_socket_t or not, as long as I can use the same functions to read and
write to AF_UNIX and AF_INET sockets, because that's what I really need to
do... :)

    Pier


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