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Re: BUG #1480: A wildcard for the listen address doesn't work

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Glen" <glen(at)mail(dot)cert(dot)ucr(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1480: A wildcard for the listen address doesn't work
Date: 2005-02-14 17:12:10
Message-ID: 29442.1108401130@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Glen" <glen(at)mail(dot)cert(dot)ucr(dot)edu> writes:
> If I go with this in my postgresql.conf file, then postgresql doesn't listen
> on anything but localhost:
> listen_addresses = '*'

You sure it's broken?  It only needs to create one socket for that case,
not one per NIC.

If it indeed doesn't work then there's something wrong with
getaddrinfo() on your machine.  FWIW, it seems to work fine for
me on Fedora Core 3.

			regards, tom lane

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