Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Pros and cons...
Author Andi Kleen
On Wed, Mar 22, 2000 at 06:41:03AM -0800, Markus Kemper wrote:
> From: "Markus Kemper" <mkemper@...>
> Andi,
> This is not my area of expertise. My guess would be
> (without knowing) that PF_LOCAL is a UNIXism and
> not available on Windows.

Normally you need to have different socket interface modules
for Windows and Unix-like systems anyways (because WinSockets
is not quite BSD sockets).

The advantage of PF_UNIX is that it is usually much more optimized
the local loopback tcp -- because it is used by X11.