RFC: first attempt at Unix domain sockets as backends

Geoff Simmons geoff at uplex.de
Tue Jul 11 13:12:36 CEST 2017

Hello again,

As with the listen addresses yesterday: this commit on a fork of
Varnish is a first attempt to implement UDSen as the connect address
for backends:


And there are notes in the Wiki about the concept and issues worth


The idea is to have some functional code as a basis for discussion.

Comments are welcome, for which I am pleased to attempt to bribe you
with a round of beer at the next dev meeting (assuming that we'll be
having a next dev meeting).

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