[links-list] Listening Links

Craig Miller craiger at cwe.cx
Wed Feb 7 16:32:37 PST 2001


Makes perfect sense!  Thanks, Mikulas! :)

Craig

> > Anyone else notice that when starting links a socket (on an OS/2 machine)
> > gets opened in 'listen' mode?  The socket always appears to be on port 41051,
> > and stays open until links is closed.
> > What's up with that??!!??
> 
> It is because you can run another links, they share settings, cache etc.
> Links uses AF_UNIX socket on unix and TCP socket on OS/2. The socket is
> opened with remote address 127.0.0.1, so no one can connect to it from
> internet.
> 
> Mikulas
> 
> 

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