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SubjectRe: Fwd: Re: 2.4.17:Increase number of anonymous filesystems beyond 256?
On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 11:17:02PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 12:32:20PM -0500, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> > Andi, the patch above begs two questions in my mind:
> >
> > 1. Why to bind to 0 (INADDR_ANY) explicitly? My patch does not bind
> > at all and expects connect() to bind automatically. It is how
> > userland works and it seems to work here as well.
>
> No real reason. Should work too.

Actually there is a reason. Without a bind the portmapper is unlikely
to work.

-Andi
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