sockets: bind to external interface
nutznetz-0c1b6768-bfa9-48d5-a470-7603bd3aa915 at spamschutz.glglgl.de
Mon Apr 25 23:14:22 CEST 2011
Am 25.04.2011 22:14 schrieb Hans Georg Schaathun:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 05:49:07 +1000, Chris Angelico
> <rosuav at gmail.com> 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 ...
Generally, it seems better to use '' instead of '0.0.0.0' in this case
in order to stay compatible with other address families, especially INET6.
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