[Nickle] [RFC] Socket::create: Add support for Unix domain sockets
bart at po8.org
Fri Feb 1 19:22:25 PST 2008
Yeah, just make this patch be for _create and do all the
varargs magic in Nickle. Thanks for the patch!
In message <87zluktavc.wl%cworth at cworth.org> you wrote:
> This fills an obvious hole in the implementation. The biggest
> potential concern here is that this breaks all existing socket-using
> nickle programs, (since create now accepts two arguments instead of
> So we probably don't even want to apply this in its current state.
> Keith's idea for an improved patch is one that would provide a
> varargs create with enums for family and type so that one could pass
> them in either order, or omit the family to have it default to
> AF_INET. That could potentially avoid breaking the interface for
> existing programs.
> Also, it would be nice to add a test or two to the test suite for the
> socket interface.
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