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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: solaris HUP blues
Date Thu, 24 Jul 1997 05:50:36 GMT
Oh my gawd, we use SO_REUSEADDR?  For some reason I've never noticed that. 
This of course means that if a site tries to run a server on a port >=
1024 that any old user can share the port with the server.  Not that
there's not other problems with high-numbered ports ... but just an

So you think the slack should just be moved after all the option settings? 
Somehow I figured that'd be more dangerous.


On Wed, 23 Jul 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> The current problem with Solaris is probably that you moved the
> SO_REUSEADDR after the bind.
> If I start a server, make a connection, kill the server and try to restart
> it, it whines when SO_REUSEADDR isn't set first.  This may or may not be
> what others are seeing.
> On Wed, 23 Jul 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > Why don't we just keep sockets open across a HUP like we do for graceful? 
> > It would solve both of the solaris HUP problems... and avoid us having to
> > figure out why the HUP problem is solved on my test server with the patch,
> > but not on the two users of PR#888 and PR#896.
> > 
> > Can anyone see any problems with this? 
> > 
> > Dean
> > 
> > 

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