why linux don't use streams ??
- From: "Lalatendu Das" <lalatdas@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 29 Jun 2006 04:00:26 -0700
i read about STREAMS and the mechanism it follows to pass on msg
using queue .
I found , it has implimentaions that maintain the connection and
But , i came to know that Linux don' t use STREAMS .
Specifically i have seen the TCP/IP stack code implemented in SVR4
arch. based unix os STREAM implementation , and i found it very
But Linux uses some other mechanism in implementing TCP/IP stack . IS
there any specific reason to it ?
Is there any drawback exists in STREAMS for which it is not used there
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