packaging java unix sockets library

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Wed Jun 19 20:09:27 UTC 2013


On 06/19/2013 03:53 AM, Jiri Moskovcak wrote:
> I recently run into situation where I need to use unix socket in java
> program. Fro obvious reasons JAVA doesn't support it out of the box, so
> I have to use 3rd party library. After some googling I came to
> conclusion that there is no such library in Fedora which is quite a
> surprise for me (noone has ever needed unix socket in Java or is
> everyone bundling it??).

Fedora already contains libmatthew-java [1], which provides the ability
to read/write to unix sockets. I am not sure about documentation, but
dbus-java uses it, so at least there's some examples you can look at.
Unfortunately, upstream seems quite dormant now.

Cheers,
Omair

[1] http://www.matthew.ath.cx/projects/java/

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