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SubjectRe: [2.4][2.2] Bug: accept discards socket options/O_NONBLOCK
On Fri, Sep 15, 2000 at 05:54:14AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 15:01:25 +0200
> From: Matthias Andree <>
> (This is for IPv4, someone would have to check IPv6 as well).
> The socket flag O_NONBLOCK is _NOT_ properly inherited through an
> accept(2) call, in spite of what socket(7) documents. This is a bug.
> accept(2) must copy the file descriptor's flag of the socket.
> The socket(7) manpage is buggy, not the kernel.

Fixed on vger now.

I planned to send an update to Andries soon anyways.

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