[Standards] Loopback Authentication

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Feb 2 15:02:59 UTC 2007


On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, Justin Karneges wrote:
>
> Yes, a specialized pipe may be a good solution.  However, I'm not sure
> if I would want to run the entire c2s session over a special pipe.
> What about using the pipe just to establish trust?

A unix domain socket is more efficient than a loopback TCP connection so I
think your worries are misplaced.

Tony.
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