> On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:56:35 +0200
> Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 01:28:59PM +0300, Rowan Thorpe wrote:
> > ..for such times (and for those times that you generally can't be so
> > organised), there is the "sledgehammer approach" - SO_REUSEADDR
> Why "sledgehammer approach"? This is quite normal, as I see it.
> The PicoLisp network functions always set this socket option.
> ♪♫ Alex
I didn't mean that SO_REUSEADDR *is* a sledgehammer. I just meant that
when all else fails it can be used with a decidedly sledgehammer
mentality i.e. "I don't know what is killing my process and don't have
time to find out right now, I just need it to start again and talk to
the outside world ASAP"...