Subject: Re: rpc fun?
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
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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