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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Force UNIX domain sockets to be built in
On Mon, 31 Dec 2007, David Miller wrote:
> From: Bodo Eggert <>

> > As suggested by Adrian Bunk, UNIX domain sockets should always be built in
> > on normal systems. This is especially true since udev needs these sockets
> > and fails to run if UNIX=m.
> >
> > Signed-Off-By: Bodo Eggert <>
> People who use udev can make sure they have it built into their kernel
> if they have such a dependency.
> Not everyone uses udev, and therefore needs AF_UNIX non-modular.

That's why I kept this option for embedded folks.

Is there any benefit for non-embedded systems from having UNIX=m?
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