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accf_data — buffer incoming connections until data arrives
This is a filter to be placed on a socket that will be using accept() to
receive incoming connections.
It prevents the application from receiving the connected descriptor via
accept() until data arrives on the connection.
The ACCEPT_FILTER_DATA kernel option is also a module that can be enabled
at runtime via kldload(8) if the INET option has been compiled into the
Assuming ACCEPT_FILTER_DATA has been included in the kernel config file
or the accf_data module has been loaded, this will enable the data accept
filter on the socket sok.
struct accept_filter_arg afa;
setsockopt(sok, SOL_SOCKET, SO_ACCEPTFILTER, &afa, sizeof(afa));
setsockopt(2), accept_filter(9), accf_dns(9) accf_http(9)
The accept filter mechanism and the accf_data filter were introduced in
This manual page and the filter were written by Alfred Perlstein.