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SubjectRe: bind() allowed to non-local addresses
On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 11:35:12AM -0600, Matt Peterson wrote:
> Again, there is not a bug in the JVM's handling of
> java.net.DatagramSocket(). I offered the JVM as an example only because
> it is one application that I know of expects the standardized behavior
> of bind(). The bind() behavior in Linux 2.4 is not an issue because it

As Alan noted (and I just verified) Single Unix is vague enough that I
think the Linux behaviour is compliant. The point is that the Sun test
is broken on any machines with dynamic IP (=most machines on the internet
today), because it could have any address available locally.

-Andi
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