Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#777 assigned enhancement

unix-sockets: implement FD sending and receiving

Reported by: Moritz Heidkamp Owned by: felix winkelmann
Priority: not urgent at all Milestone:
Component: extensions Version: 4.7.x
Keywords: unix-sockets Cc:
Estimated difficulty: easy


Unix domain sockets allow sending and receiving FDs through them. It would be nice to add this functionality to the unix-sockets egg. Ruby has a pretty convenient implementation of this, maybe it could be used as a reference. See and

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by felix winkelmann

Milestone: 4.8.0

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by sjamaan

Estimated difficulty: easy
Owner: set to Jim Ursetto
Status: newassigned

I think this is a matter of calling the right ioctl

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by sjamaan

Owner: changed from Jim Ursetto to felix winkelmann

Sorry, wrong maintainer

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