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Re: console stuff (was: Re: argp limitation

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: console stuff (was: Re: argp limitation
Date: 11 Mar 2002 23:27:23 -0800
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Roland McGrath <roland@gnu.org> writes:

> > An alternative strategy (for the dynamic case) is to have the client
> > hand a port for the file to the console server, which can then read
> > from it exactly as if it were a file (which it normally will be).
> Yeah, maybe.  But that is certainly more of a burden on the server to stay
> robust that just handing it the data directly.

It's a lot easier on everything, I think.

The client can just open the file, and then hand the handle over to
the server.  

The server can just read it exactly as it reads the file itself on
startup in the passive translator case.

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