Re: Every thing is a file



On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 18:57:22 +0000 (UTC) bbense@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Booker Bense) wrote:
In article <1188585575.647658.231760@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Doug Freyburger <dfreybur@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The only software that I personally know uses doors is syslog on
solaris ( this is most annoying if you want to syslog from other
than C. ).

You could use the 'logger' program for most interpreted languages
without a syslog() interface. What wouldn't be covered by that?

There are probably others, but I think this one of
those solutions looking for a problem that pop up from time to
time.

Disagree (humbly). Faster IPC is definitely highly desirable. Also,
the ability to pass file descriptors sounds fantastic.

I think nscd also uses doors.

-frank
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