Socket woes and signals

Craig Findlay craigf at
Wed Feb 7 00:46:21 CET 2001

Donn Cave <donn at> wrote:

>But in any event, when the process that bound the socket exits, with
>any luck the bound port should close and you won't need to reboot
>the computer.  When it gets like that, you probably aren't going to 
>solve everything with a SIGTERM anyway.  It couldn't hurt to turn
>on the SOL_SOCKET attribute SO_REUSEADDR (see setsockopt.)

Thanks Don for your help. I'll do some reading and some more playing

Cheers, Craig

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