[Spambayes] Connecting to localhost

Richie Hindle richie at entrian.com
Fri Dec 5 09:02:00 EST 2003


[Tim]
> The bind would have been trying to bind to port 25 on the remote server, 

"bind" binds a socket to a local address and port number.  It's "connect"
that connects a socket to a port on a remote server.

But the gist of what you're saying is correct:

> That means that port 25 is already taken 
> on this machine, inferring that there is an smtp *server* running...

(except that it "implies", not "infers"... ooh I am in pedant mode
 today!  8-)

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Richie Hindle
richie at entrian.com




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