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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Add support for IP_FREEBIND sockopt (PR58725)
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:17:27 GMT
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 01:12:52PM +0100, Jan Kaluza wrote:
> 
> This is useful, for example, for daemons integration with systemd [1]. When
> daemon wants to bind to particular IP address during system start, there is
> no way how to determine that the network interface is really configured and
> the IP address is available.
> 
> Patch in the PR58725 adds support for IP_FREEBIND to APR.

There is at least a FreeBSD variant of the same, so it seems worth 
putting in APR.  Thanks & done in trunk & 1.6.x, though I tweaked the 
name to APR_SO_FREEBIND.

q for the list: Does APR normally avoid adding new API-ish things in 
stable branches or can I add this to 1.5.x too?

Regards, Joe

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