[TUHS] Sockets and the true UNIX

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Sep 22 02:27:38 AEST 2017


On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:25:13PM -0400, Clem Cole wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:10 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > The STREAMS stuff never performed well
> 
> ???Larry is being polite.   It sucked.???
> 
> ??? It was never designed for it.  dmr designed Streams to replace the tty
> handler.   I never understood  why the Summit guys insisted on forcing
> networking into it.???

+1 

I've always tried to make it clear that dmr's streams != Sys V STREAMS.
I thought dmr streams were cool, I detest the Sys V STREAMS.


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