Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 23 months ago

#777 assigned enhancement

unix-sockets: implement FD sending and receiving

Reported by: syn Owned by: felix
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 7 years ago by felix

  • Milestone 4.8.0 deleted

comment:2 Changed 23 months ago by sjamaan

  • Estimated difficulty set to easy
  • Owner set to zbigniew
  • Status changed from new to assigned

I think this is a matter of calling the right ioctl

comment:3 Changed 23 months ago by sjamaan

  • Owner changed from zbigniew to felix

Sorry, wrong maintainer

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