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SubjectRe: syslog() blocks on glibc 2.1.3 with kernel 2.2.x
On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 03:58:39PM -0400, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote:
> "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com> writes:
>
> > SOCK_DGRAM over AF_UNIX is reliable, it's a local transport.
>
> This is contrary to the documentation ("man socket"). The behavior
> you describe is what I would expect for SOCK_SEQPACKET, not
> SOCK_DGRAM.

SOCK_DGRAM is only as reliable as the underlying protocol. If the
unerlying one is not reliable, neither is SOCK_DGRAM. It will not
do anything to make it more reliable, unlike others.


Kurt

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