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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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