[lkml]   [1999]   [Jul]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Mailbox
    On  5 Jul, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
    | > Also findutils lists S_IFMPB and S_IFMPC as "V7" but you say "Coherent".
    | > I'm also collecting a list -- could you tell me which is appropriate,
    | > or is it both: "Coherent & V7".
    | The Linux source code mentions them for the SysV filesystem driver.
    | Coherent is like V7, so it makes sense that both would have these.

    They're the old V7 experimental multiplexed block and character
    devices; not especially widely used, rather buggy by most reports, and
    long since superseded by sockets and select(). I'm not sure we need to
    care about them.

    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
    system administrator [WAY too many hats]
    carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
    We are Linux. Resistance is an indication that you missed the point.

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:52    [W:0.018 / U:114.408 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site