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for local communication only - UNIX or INET?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 11:57:40 +0200
  • Message-id: <e6rauk$9l0$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I'm mostly curious - wath are the pros and cons of using a local UNIX
socket vs. an INET socket? E.g. having a daemon listen
on /var/lib/xxx/yyy.soc instead of localhost:nnnnn ? (it is assumed
that everyone involved will have the choice of using either one).

Any likely performance impacts (positive or negative)?

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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