sockets: bind to external interface
Hans Georg Schaathun
hg at schaathun.net
Mon Apr 25 22:24:02 CEST 2011
On Mon, 25 Apr 2011 21:14:51 +0100, Hans Georg Schaathun
<hg at schaathun.net> wrote:
: : The way you talk of "the" external interface, I'm assuming this
: : computer has only one. Is there a reason for not simply binding to
: : INADDR_ANY aka 0.0.0.0?
: Ah. That's what I really wanted. Thanks a lot. I wonder why that
: was not mentioned in the tutorial I used ...
Hmmm. socket.INADDR_ANY is an integer and bind insists on a string
for the hostname (Python 2.6). Is there any use for the integer
constant? "0.0.0.0" does exactly what I wanted though. Thanks again.
:-- Hans Georg
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