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SubjectRe: bidirectional named pipe?
"David L. Nicol" <> writes:

> According to the Understanding the Linux Kernel book I
> plowed through yesterday afternoon the EXT2 file system
> has a defined file type "socket," distinct from fifo.
> How does one set up a named socket in a file system? Is it
> a legacy constant that has never been supported or what?

Call bind() on an AF_LOCAL (aka AF_UNIX) socket.

About as far from legacy as you can get...

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