tcp client socket bind problem

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Tue Mar 11 08:19:29 CET 2008


castironpi at gmail.com wrote:
>
>On Mar 10, 9:40 am, Marc Christiansen <use... at solar-empire.de> wrote:
>> nata... at gmail.com wrote:
>> > I have a linux box with multiple ip addresses. I want to make my
>> > python client connect from one of the ip addresses. Here is my code,
>> > no matter what valid information I put in the bind it always comes
>> > from the default ip address on the server. Am I doing something wrong?
>...
>
>help string:
>Bind the socket to a local address.  For IP sockets, the address is a
>pair (host, port); the host must refer to the local host.
>
>docs:
>Bind the socket to address.
>
>Wikipedia:
>Before a socket may accept incoming connections, it must be bound.
>
>PHP.net:
>Binds the name given in address to the socket described by socket .
>This has to be done before a connection is be established using
>socket_connect() or socket_listen().
>This function must be used on the socket before socket_connect().

That's all true.  So what was your point?  How does this help the original
poster?
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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