[GRASS5] sockets -> default!
neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Tue Mar 6 06:09:08 EST 2001
On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 05:23:05PM +0700, Justin Hickey wrote:
> Hi Bernhard
> Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > > - keep fifo (maybe, but I cannot see much reasons)
> > Because this is the old method which is known to work on obscure
> > platforms we cannot test right now.
> I don't know. It just seems to me that since we have positive results
> from Cygwin, Mac, Linux, Solaris, IRIX, CRAY, FreeBsd, (others??) it
> indicates that our socket code is fairly portable. I also find it hard
> to believe that there is a UNIX system around that does not support the
> sockets standard. They have been around for more than a decade. Do you
> have any particular platform in mind? I'd just like to have clean code
> rather than keeping something that may not be used or that is not
> Anyway, I guess it's up to Markus.
I don't have a 20 years experience, but I am rather sure that people
try to use modern systems. So I agree with Justin: a cleanup is less
error prone than keeping historical code (even CVS keeps it for us).
If we should keep the fifos, we need the platform named which doesn't
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