socket-wrapper fd-passing

Stefan Metzmacher metze at
Tue Jun 30 16:28:26 UTC 2020

Hi Anoop,

>>> I guess it means we would need to undo some of the changes we made
>>> to one array of socket_info structures.
>>> I'll let you know if I get the basic passing of information via the
>>> tmp
>>> pipe working...
>> As Samba does not require that the socket is usable from two
>> processes
>> at the same time, I guess we can take a short cut and just pass
>> the socket_info structure (an array of them) through the pipe.
>> That would allow us to have multichannel tested in gitlab/autobuild.
> I am looking through your changes and will let you know in case I need
> more clarifications.
>> I'll see if I can get this to work. Once we have these basics,
>> we can try to improve the design to be more generic with shared
>> structures, when we really need it.

I made good progress, see

And for Samba:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/master-multichannel

I'll add some more tests tomorrow and debug why some samba tests are


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