[PATCH] restructure messaging

Volker Lendecke vl at samba.org
Tue Oct 11 06:14:25 UTC 2016

Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> writes:

> On Mon, 2016-10-10 at 15:58 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> For the 'waiting to send' case, then the previous semantics were that a
> message would generally send without delay (as it was using unconnected
> unix dgram messaging), and be in the kernel buffer until read by the
> same process or another.  As long as the unblocked case hasn't changed,
> and the complex case only kicks in when that blocks, then I guess we
> are OK. 

No, that case has not changed at all.

> I'll keep thinking about what semantics we need (compared with what we
> have had).

Keep in mind that very bad things happen everywhere. We can't allow
things to pile up without bounds.


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