[Twisted-Python] What the hell?

Moshe Zadka m at moshez.org
Sun Sep 2 13:02:12 EDT 2001

On Sat, 1 Sep 2001, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:

> That would make the Port instance impossible to persist

Good point

>, and adds no value,
> unless there's some particular external API we need to interact with that
> speaks in terms of sockets...

This would make it possible to bind() as root in a seperate C program
and then to drop privs and execute Twisted. Also, that would help if
you get the socket from another process over a UNIX domain socket.
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