[TUHS] sockets (was Re: First appearance of named pipes)

Grant Taylor gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Tue Mar 10 09:22:57 AEST 2020

On 3/8/20 9:13 AM, Derek Fawcus wrote:
> Now what would have been useful is a way to have distinct fd's for 
> the local read and write end of (e.g.) a TCP socket - such that 
> one direction could be closed w/o closing the other.

I believe that this can be done, now.  At least I've read that it's 
possible for one end to close (FIN) a TCP connection without the other 
end also closing.  Thus you end up with the one-way data flow that is 
still ACKed the way that TCP does.

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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