Greg Menke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| Charlie Burrows <email@example.com> writes:
| > Thank-you. I'm using CLISP, it's (socket:socket-connect port) must have
| > a port number. I can't see anything about local sockets in the CLISP
| > documentation but maybe I have just missed it. I guess I'm going to have
| > to use internet ports as I'm set on using clisp and I don't want to get
| > into FFI at this stage.
| Do you mean you don't want an IP socket, but Unix Domain socket?
| Is there any particular reason why an IP socket is inappropriate?
Myself, I am very careful to use *only* Unix domain sockets for both
the connection between Apache and my Lisp server, and between the Lisp
server and PostgreSQL -- no IP/TCP listeners for the port scanners to
slip a wedge into. [Yes, that system sits right on the Internet...]
Rob Warnock, PP-ASEL-IA <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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