RE: Any Old Port In A Storm
> If there's not a "port registry," and I'm going to have to just
> shuffle along to another port, so be it. But I'd rather not go
> wandering from port to port as all 7000+ Debian + contrib + non-free
> packages kick me along, if I can help it.
Bah! Any port over 1024 is fair game, that's the point of low port numbers.
8??? is a very standard HTTP alternate port and you are within your rights to
be there. It is the admins job to juggle ports when he tries to install a
collection of things that do not play nice.