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Re: console stuff (was: Re: argp limitation

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: console stuff (was: Re: argp limitation
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 14:42:59 +0100
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On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 11:27:23PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> 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.

What about the other way round?  The user writes the data to



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