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Re: Question about tcp ephemeral ports

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 04:54:47PM +0100, Rhialto wrote:
> On Mon 30 Jan 2012 at 15:39:50 +0100, Olivier MATZ wrote:
> > I would like to have some expert opinions about this behaviour. Is there
> > a workaround?
> Look into using the socket option SO_REUSEADDR.

I don't think that will help.  As I understand it, that only affects ports
that are in the TIME_WAIT state, and only when you are bind'ing a server
to listen on that port.


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