Hmmm... perhaps an undocumented feature rather than a bug?  Rereading the
doc string I find the description of the -X option mentions a case of
argument order making a difference; -X cancels preceding port options but
not following ones.

On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Chris McDonough wrote:

> I understand.  Congratulations!  You've found your first bug!  ;-)
> 
> Can you file this with the Collector at
> http://classic.zope.org:8080/Collector ?
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Gray" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Chris McDonough" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 4:21 PM
> Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] Zope options order sensitive
> 
> 
> > The example was fictional; the ips and ports have been changed to protect
> > the guilty.  I'm more interested in just understanding how the code works.
> >
> > It just struck me that given the way the server_info function works in
> > z2.py that you could get a situation where you meant to have zope
> > listening on only one address (specified with an -a option), but if
> > options for particular ports are specified for a server, it will listen to
> > that port for all addresses.  An -a will have no effect on what is set by
> > -m, -w, -W, -f, or -P if -a appears on the command line after them.
> >
> > ./start -f 21 -a special.zope.ip
> >
> > will set Zope listening only on the ip address special.zope.ip except it
> > will be listening at _all_ addresses on the machine for ftp requests on
> > port 21, which might not be the result the user intended.  It is not the
> > same as:
> >
> > ./start -f special.zope.ip:21 -a special.zope.ip
> >
> > Chris
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Chris McDonough wrote:
> >
> > > Not really... do you want to only listen on 127.0.0.1?
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Chris Gray" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 3:43 PM
> > > Subject: [Zope-dev] Zope options order sensitive
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > I'm just beginning my study of the zope source.  Going through z2.py I
> > > > noticed that order matters in specifying command line options.
> > > >
> > > > For instance:       ./start -a 127.0.0.1 -P 8000
> > > > sets HTTP_PORT to:  [('127.0.0.1', '8080')]
> > > > but:                ./start -P 8000 -a 127.0.0.1
> > > > sets HTTP_PORT to:  [('', '8080')]
> > > >
> > > > I'm not far enough along yet to know if this makes a difference in the
> > > > end.  Does it?
> > > >
> > > > Chris


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