[TUHS] Sockets and the true UNIX

David Edmondson dme at dme.org
Fri Sep 22 02:20:03 AEST 2017

On Thursday, 2017-09-21 at 09:10:40 -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:

> I'm pretty sure the two main System V based TCP/IP stacks were STREAMS
> based: the Lachman one (which I ported to the ETA-10 and to SCO Unix)
> and the Mentat one that was done for Sun.  The socket API was sort of
> bolted on top of the STREAMS stuff, you could get to the STREAMS stuff
> directly (I think, it's been a long time).

You could pop the socket module to get to the stream underneath, but
lots of streams functionality still works with it present.

Modern people tend to dance.

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