binding to a domain socket?

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at
Sun Dec 14 13:40:14 CET 2014

Hi James,

It has already been discussed and it *is* of interest to others!


On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 9:13 PM, James Brown <jbrown at> wrote:
> We have varnish used for on-box caching in some systems and are running out
> of ephemeral sockets having it listen on a TCP/IP socket ; it would be
> super-nice if Varnish supported binding do an AF_UNIX/SOCK_STREAM socket.
> Does anyone know if there are any patches out there to allow VSS_parse() to
> pull out a domain socket from some form of config? If I were to write one,
> do y'all think it would be of interest to anyone else?
> --
> James Brown
> Staff Infrastructure, Security, and Database Engineer At Large
> Uber Technologies, Inc.
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