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Re: ncat - UNIX-domain sockets support
From: David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:33:12 -0800

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:04:30AM -0500, Tomas Hozza wrote:
----- Original Message -----
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:44:53AM -0500, Tomas Hozza wrote:
----- Original Message -----
If the file already exists it is a real problem. The bind() call
will fail
with errno 98 "Address already in use". Therefore when creating
source socket
"file" (when bind() is called) file with the given/generated path
MUST NOT exist.

I have made some changes and sommitted your patch. Thank you for
spending time on it. My comments are below.

Thank you very much. Unfortunately you removed one extra part of the
patch that shouldn't be removed by my opinion.

When source socket exist, when Ncat is connecting to a server using
DATAGRAM UNIX sockets, Ncat should exit. Therefore nsock_connect() should
return "-1" when bind() returns "-1" in case of UNIX sockets.

My mistake; I have committed a fix.

David Fifield
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