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In message <Pine.GSO.4.21.0202242054410.1329-100000@weyl.math.psu.edu> you writ
e:
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> On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > First, fd passing sucks: you can't leave an fd somewhere and wait for
> > someone to pick it up, and they vanish when you exit. Secondly, you
>
> Yes, you can. Please, RTFS - what is passed is not a descriptor, it's
> struct file *. As soon as datagram is sent, descriptors are resolved and
> after that point descriptor table of sender (or, for that matter, survival
> of sender) doesn't matter.

Please explain how I leave a fd somewhere for other processes to grab
it.

And then please explain how they get the fd after I've exited.

Al, you are one of the most unpleasant people to deal with on this
list. This is *not* an honor, and I beg you to consider a different
approach in future correspondence.

Rusty.
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Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.
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