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Old 01-16-2011, 05:44 AM   #1
Harish Pathak
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functions of socket files


I am using Redhat linux 5.1, i wanna know what is socket file & what are its functions.
 
Old 01-16-2011, 05:47 AM   #2
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I am using Redhat linux 5.1, i wanna know what is socket file & what are its functions.
Socket is a special file type, similar to TCP/IP sockets, providing inter-process networking protected by the file system's access control.
 
  


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