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Re: Bootstrapping

From: Tim Nelson
Subject: Re: Bootstrapping
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 10:36:30 +1100 (EST)

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Luke A. Kanies wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Feb 2004 address@hidden wrote:
> > I do not know how to bind an outgoing connection to a specific IP
> > address. Tell me how it is done and I will help.
> Hi Mark,
> I pretty cavalierly assumed this was possible, and yet I can't find any
> evidence that it is.  Most likely even if it is possible it's not portable
> or easy.

        According to my reading ("man 7 ip" on Fedora Core 1) you can do a
"bind" before a "connect", and use the bind to assign the local ip.
"man 2 bind" on a FC1 install has more info.

        If I'm right, it's portable and easy :).

Tim Nelson
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