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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@topsail.org>
Subject Re: lingering_close performance idea
Date Tue, 11 Feb 1997 03:38:35 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> Chuck Murcko wrote:
> >
> > David Robinson wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sun, 9 Feb 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > > > It's too bad there's no way to pass a socket to another pid or we could
> > > > have a cleanup process.
> > > >
> > > > Dean
> > >
> > > There is! That's how NCSA 1.4 worked. In many OSes you can pass file
> > > descriptors down a pipe to another process, using the I_SENDFD ioctl.
> > >
> > Yes, it's not very fast, but it works. And we are talking about the tail
> > end of error handling here...
> >
> 
> >From what I can tell, it's also pretty tricky as far as portability :/
> 
> I'd prefer keeping l_c() as is (which says a lot) rather than this...
> 
I seem to remember a different method than this from Stevens TCP/IP
Network Programming book. I'll dig it out of the box late tomorrow and
see.
-- 
chuck
Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA
chuck@topsail.org

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