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Re: Occupied port warning

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)surnet(dot)cl>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Occupied port warning
Date: 2005-06-28 13:54:43
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On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 03:14:29PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> > IIRC, in previous versions any bind failure was fatal, but in 8.0 we
> > decided to be slightly more forgiving and only bail out if we failed
> > to bind at all.
> I realize that, but I would like to know where that bright idea came 
> from in violation of all other principles of this and any other 
> software.  I recall that it had something to do with IPv6, but I'm not 
> sure.

If the TCP socket is used we can still bind to the Unix-domain socket,

Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]>)
"Vivir y dejar de vivir son soluciones imaginarias.
La existencia está en otra parte" (Andre Breton)

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