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Date:	Thu, 22 Oct 2015 08:51:20 +0200
To:	Al Viro <>
cc:	Alan Burlison <>,
	David Miller <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [Bug 106241] New: shutdown(3)/close(3) behaviour is incorrect for sockets in accept(3) 

From: Al Viro <>

>Except that in this case "correctness" is the matter of rather obscure and
>ill-documented areas in POSIX.  Don't get me wrong - this semantics isn't
>inherently bad, but it's nowhere near being an absolute requirement.

It would more fruitful to have such a discussion in one of the OpenGroup 
mailing lists; people gathered there have a lot of experience and it is 
also possible to fix the standard when it turns out that it indeed as 
vague as you claim it is (I don't quite agree with that)


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