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On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 11:26:37AM +1100, matthew green wrote:
>    I thought sockets weren't affected by read-only filesystem. Just out
>    of curiousity, why should they be if the node is already there? There'd
>    be no actual writing to the filesystem. Do fifo's not work either?
> creating a socked or a named pipe is creating a file on the
> file system.  you need to be able to write to it.  this is
> simply enforcing the same semantics as elsewhere...

I understood that. I just didn't realize you had to delete and re-create them
each time. I guess you can't reuse the inode. I thought you could.

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