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SubjectRe: bind() allowed to non-local addresses
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> Assuming that my "compatibility argument" is not considered valid.  What
> I really need is some good ammunition for going back to Sun to ask them
> to change the JRE spec -- like some significant kernel features or Linux
> applications that relies on this new bind() behavior.

The XNS specification seems loose enough to allow the Linux behaviour. I don't
think we should however adopt it as default behaviour. Programs that dont care
about addresses use INADDR_ANY.

Alan

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