Binding to "any"
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue May 15 01:27:48 CEST 2007
In message <871whjtq5p.fsf at des.linpro.no>, Dag-Erling =?utf-8?Q?Sm=C3=B8rgrav?=
>Currently, there is a known issue with varnishd on FreeBSD, where if you
>run it with "-a :80" it will only bind to IN6ADDR_ANY instead of both
>INADDR_ANY and IN6ADDR_ANY.
I think the failure condition in the wildcard case should be "couldn't
bind to any address", wouldn't that solve it ?
It could be generalized to "for each -a argument, fail only if no
binding was achieved at all".
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