network programming: how does s.accept() work?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Tue Feb 26 06:00:18 CET 2008


In article <mailman.1255.1203999457.9267.python-list at python.org>,
 "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:

> En Mon, 25 Feb 2008 20:03:02 -0200, 7stud <bbxx789_05ss at yahoo.com>  
> escribió:
> > On Feb 25, 10:56 am, Thomas Bellman <bell... at lysator.liu.se> wrote:
> >> 7stud <bbxx789_0... at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > In either case, there are still some things about the output that
> > don't make sense to me.  Why does the server initially report that its
> > ip address is 0.0.0.0:
> >
> > original socket: ('0.0.0.0', 5053)
> 
> Because you called "bind" with None (or '' ?) as its first argument; that  
> means: "listen on any available interface"

It really means, "Listen on ALL available interfaces".



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