tcp client socket bind problem

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

castironpi at wrote:
>On Mar 10, 9:40 am, Marc Christiansen <use... at> wrote:
>> nata... at 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.
>Bind the socket to address.
>Before a socket may accept incoming connections, it must be bound.
>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
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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