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Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

> NFS is OK, because the sockets aren't interpreted as sockets at the
> server, only at the client. As proof of the concept, none of these
> programs break even when /tmp is NFS mounted.
> However, you could argue this is behaviour broken (NFS broken? Nooo!),
> and other protocols (eg smbfs) are different.

If NFS is broken in this regard, I'll kill the person that fixes
it. If NFS didn't allow me sockets, my Multia has just gone from a
nice diskless X terminal to a fashionable paperweight.

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