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SubjectRe: Desperately missing a working "pselect()" or similar...
Christopher Friesen wrote:

> > I'm currently looking for a decent method to wait on either
> > an I/O event _or_ a signal coming from another process.
> > - Unix domain sockets would be awkward to use due to the fact
> > I'd need to come up with some "filenames" for them to bind to,
> > and both security considerations and the danger of "leaking"
> > files that remain on disk forever make me shudder...
> If you use a named socket in the abstract namespace, then it can't "leak" to
> disk....

Ok, but man 7 unix says:

SCM_CREDENTIALS and the abstract namespace were introduced with
Linux 2.2 and should not be used in portable programs

... and I really do want to write portable programs...


Lutz Vieweg

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