Subject: Re: rpc fun?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 07/06/2002 06:13:37
I wrote, yesterday,
> svctcp_create (and apparently svcudp_create, which seems to have no
> manpage) takes as a parameter a value which can be a pre-prepared
> socket, or the value RPC_ANYSOCK to have the routine create a socket.
> However, the code re-binds the socket if one is passed, which rather
> defeats the purpose, it seems to me.
I've looked at this more deeply, and it turns out I was spouting
nonsense: it works perfectly well to bind the socket first.
My apologies for the implied misinformation. (Though this does mean
that attempts to (re)bind an already-bound socket must be failing,
which I find far more astonishing....)
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