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SubjectRe: PATCH for NET=n
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In message <Pine.OSF.3.95.971223112335.15177A-200000@namu23>, "Martin.Dalecki" 
writes:
>1. Unix sockets are NOT only networking but a general IPC mechanism
>instead. They don4t depend on networking code. If you are not connected to
>the net it should remain possible to specify CONFIG_NET=n and CONFIG_UNIX.
>There is no need for TCP/IP at friends on an box without any kind of
>networking connection. Nothing depends really on TCP/IP (Even X11
>doesn4t!).
That's not correct. CONFIG_INET controls whether to include TCP/IP support;
you can have Unix sockets without this. CONFIG_NET is the next level up and
it's reasonable to require this for _anything_ that uses sockets.
p.



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