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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 3/3] socket: unlink unix socket on remove

From: Michael S. Tsirkin
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 3/3] socket: unlink unix socket on remove
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:07:10 +0300

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 02:08:52PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 7:01 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> > Maybe what you want is a need_unlink feature.
> >> > Set it for unix sockets only, that would make some sense.
> >>
> >> Oh perhaps what you mean is that if the fd was passed, we should cleanup 
> >> the unix socket? Yes, I think we should do that then. I'll update the 
> >> series.
> Actually it's not possible to pass a listening fd to a socket chardev
> today (the path argument doesn't understand /dev/fdset), so only path
> created by qemu will be cleaned up.
> >
> > I'd like it better contained - that's all. So let's set a flag that says
> > "must unlink" as opposed to "it's listening".
> You suggest to rename QIO_CHANNEL_FEATURE_LISTEN to


or something like this.


> Or to add another feature
> flag? I don't think that brings anything useful here.

The point is that in the future we might be listening on sockets where
we did not bind it.  I would think that in that case, we do not want to
unlink it. So name should reflect this somehow.

> What would you think Daniel?
> -- 
> Marc-André Lureau

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