On Saturday 2012-06-30 01:12, Vincent Sanders wrote:Firstly it is intended is an interprocess mechanism and not to rely onUsing IP as a localhost IPC is not uncommon (independent of
a configured IP system, indeed one of its primary usages is to
provide mechanism for various tools to set up IP networking.
software preferring AF_UNIX, if so available). Distro boot
scripts have been running `ip addr add ::1/128 dev lo`
all these years along.
And now we suddently need a DBUS program just to configure
IP-based localhost IPC? I can see the flaw in that.