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The socket[xxxxx] symlinks are always broken. There isn't a path you can provide to open a socket with a given inode number. I tried it and it seems you can't open the file /proc/pidX/fd/Y which refers to a socket. However you can if it refers to a real file, even if the file has been deleted. It's not exactly a symlink. It's magic (i.e. a special case). ...

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