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SubjectRe: bind() allowed to non-local addresses
Thus spake David S. Miller (
> I'll say it again, if you have to make changes to apps/servers the
> feature does not make any sense. It must operate transparently or
> not at all.

There once was a socket file system which solved exactly this problem in
a nice and obvious way. If you wanted to allow user joe to bind to port
80, you just do "chown joe /socks/80".

Whatever happened to that neat idea?
If it was under /proc, I would be happy.

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