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Re: fork() and socketpair()

Joerg Seebohn:

> A call to socketpair should work also for internet protocols,
> but you must use the TCP protocol for SOCK_STREAM sockets:
>    #include <netinet/in.h>     // defines IPPROTO_TCP
>    int  sv[2] ;
>    int  r = socketpair( PF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, IPPROTO_TCP, sv) ;
> The unix protocol family "PF_UNIX" works only under UNIX as the name
> says and only for local communication but it is faster than "PF_INET" !

Exactly the information I needed!
Thanx Joerg!

Francesco Orsenigo,
Xarvh Project