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Re: UNIX domain sockets

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: UNIX domain sockets
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 02:58:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

J.P. wrote:

> Someone on Libera asked about this recently, so I thought
> I'd post an example for posterity. This works when using
> socat or similar as a proxy and also with local servers that
> support these sockets (like Ergo).
>   (defun erc-open-af-unix (name buffer host _port &rest rest)
>     (apply #'make-network-process
>            `(:name ,name
>              :buffer ,buffer
>              :service ,host ; sorta makes sense, right?
>              :family local
>              ,@rest)))
>   (let ((erc-server-connect-function 'erc-open-af-unix))
>     (erc-open "/tmp/my/sock"
>               0
>               "tester"
>               "Tester"
>               'connect
>               "changeme"))
> Depending on your Emacs version and what patches you've got
> applied, passing a non-integer port arg to `erc-open' may
> trigger a wrong type error. FYI, this change set [1] allows
> specifying the socket file path as the port (as well as nil
> for both that and the server).
> [1] https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=48598

Okay, what do you use it for?

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