Is AF_UNIX really deprecated?
Erik.Trulsson.1013 at student.uu.se
Sun Jun 22 07:51:22 UTC 2014
Citerar Garrett Wollman <wollman at csail.mit.edu>:
> <<On Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:53:18 +0800, Kevin Lo <kevlo at FreeBSD.org> said:
>> It seems that the word "deprecated" may lead to misunderstanding.
>> The diff below removes "deprecated" to socket(2). Does it look ok? Thanks.
> I think this is an improvement. I've removed some of the unsupported
> families from this listing and added others that were never
> documented. We should consider whether to stop documenting the PF_*
> constants and use only AF_* constants; although this is bogus in terms
> of semantics, it's what POSIX has standardized.
I think the PF_* constants should remain documented - if only to help
understanding programs that use them. Adding a note that they are
non-standardized equivalents to the AF_* constants, or something like
that, would probably be a good idea though.
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