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    SubjectRe: Bug in nonlocal-bind (transparent proxy)?

    Nadav Har'El writes:
    > I don't understand what is willful: why does the ip_nonlocal_bind sysctl
    > exist if it doesn't help? Getting bind() to work (which is what
    > ip_nonlocal_bind does) but later not being able to connect() this socket
    > isn't very useful...

    ip_nonlocal_bind is meant for another purpose all together.
    It allows you to bind to IP addresses which aren't configured
    up at the moment.

    It's meant for dial-on-demand type situations, nothing more.

    Later,
    David S. Miller
    davem@redhat.com
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