Could someone explain to me what a socket is? I see it in many acronyms in context of SSL, etc. Also, why is it called a socket? Is it purely because it was what a name they invented? Or was it the ...
I want to determine which process has the other end of a UNIX socket. Specifically, I'm asking about one that was created with socketpair(), though the problem is the same for any UNIX socket. I ...
How do I reserve a list of ports for my custom applications? To be specific, the product I'm creating has a lot of processes and a lot of intercommunication between them. The problem I'm having is ...
In Linux, in /proc/PID/fd/X, the links for file descriptors that are pipes or sockets have a number, like: l-wx------ 1 user user 64 Mar 24 00:05 1 -> pipe: l-wx------ 1 user user 64 Mar 24 ...