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From: Nicolas George <nicolas.george@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ipv6
Le quintidi 15 ventôse, an CCXI, Ceri Storey a écrit :
> It looks good to me, but I don't suppose it'd be possible to have it
> extensible to other address families? Myself, i'd like getaddrinfo
> etc to handle unix addresses transparently. Admittedly this isn't
> supported in any C implementation I know of, but IMHO it'd be nice.

For Unix domain addresses, this is supported by the implementation given
by Richard Stevens in Unix Network Programming, with /unix or /local as
node name, and the path to the socket as service name. I have heard that
there were a similar system in the GNU libc, but I never checked.