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Re: Mach port rights

From: Wolfgang
Subject: Re: Mach port rights
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 19:53:35 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.0.1i


Marcus Brinkmann <> wrote:
> A port set is a set of ports.  It is useful to combine ports into a port
> set if you just want the next message on any of the ports you have a receive
> right for.  In the Hurd, we use port classes and buckets provided by libports,
> though.

Why is a collection of ports a port right?

> A send or send-once right is turned into a dead name when the receive right
> is destroyed, and thus the port.  It is a placeholder, the port right can not
> actually be used anymore.

Ok, I got that. Thanks.


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