Patch: fix unix sockets under FreeBSD

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Oct 3 10:00:30 UTC 2007


On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:

>> Attached patch fixes unix sockets support under FreeBSD (and probably
>> other *BSD's too, not checked). Should apply cleanly to trunk.
>> Problem background:
>> FreeBSD's sendmsg() requires msg_name in msghdr structure to be NULL if
>> not used, setting msg_namelen to 0 isn't enough.
> I'm using memcached on FreeBSD -- I haven't noticed any issues -- is this 
> config specific or should I look to apply this ?

This patch is only relevant if you are using memcached with *unix* 
sockets, i.e. running it with "-s <path>" argument.

Nothing changes for other setups, so applying it in your case will be 
waste of time.

Maxim Dounin

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