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SubjectRe: anyone ever done multicast AF_UNIX sockets?
Jeff Dike wrote:

> Well, that problem is actually that lo and dummy interfaces don't support
> multicast. You need something like an eth device for multicast, even if you're
> nowhere near a LAN.

My main gripe was that I had turned *OFF* multicast on the eth
interface, but pinging 224.0.0.1 still went out over the network and I
got all the responses.

Currently I really want to do multicast only on the local box, and I
don't want the packets going out over the network. This is where the
multicast unix sockets came from.

Chris


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