Manual page for door(2)
door, door_call, door_create, door_info, door_return, door_revoke - Solaris 2.5 internal implementation detail
This family of system calls provide a new flavor of interprocess
communication between client and server processes.
The doors mechanism is not yet available for public consumption
because the interface is still evolving and will undergo a major
rework in a future release of Solaris.
In Solaris 2.5, doors are used as part of the implementation of
the name service cache daemon,
Please do not attempt to reverse-engineer the interface and
program to it. If you do, your program will almost certainly fail
to run on future versions of Solaris, and may even be broken by a
This document does not constitute an API. Doors may not exist or
may have a completely different set of semantics in a future
This manual page is here solely for the benefit of anyone who
output and thought, "Gee, I wonder what that does..."
Processes that appear to be "stuck" waiting in
are probably waiting for
to reply to a name service lookup.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97