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Re: Hurdish TCP stack

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: Hurdish TCP stack
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 00:08:13 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)


On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 05:20:54PM +0200, Richard Braun wrote:

> /dev/net/tcp/123 is OK. /dev/eth0/tcp/321 isn't. As I said, you must
> consider TCP as a global layer, otherwise you will run into name space
> conflict problems. For example, a socket in listen mode on INADDR_ANY
> is bound to no interface, or all interfaces (at your choice).

Well, that's why we suggested having both /net/eth0/tcp and /net/tcp,
using the former when listening on an individual interface, and the
latter when listening on all. Do you think there are cases where this
approach would pose problems?


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