On Thu, 2011-08-18 at 19:03 +0000, brian m. carlson wrote: > On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 05:41:22PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 05:39:16PM +0200, Jan Möbius wrote: > > > sometimes rpc.statd binds to port 631 udp which is used by cups. Therefore cups is unable to bind to its port and no printers get discovered. > > > > > > Rebooting the system helps as rpc.statd uses another port afterwards. > > > > This is a fundamental problem of the bindresvport() function, and > > not specific to rpc.statd. Reassigning to general. > > Actually, according to the manpage: > > Unlike some bindresvport() implementations, the glibc implementation > ignores any value that the caller supplies in sin->sin_port. > > Fixing this might be a useful way around the problem. I'd code up a > patch, but eglibc won't take it without copyright assignment. You can't fix that, because it can't rely on existing callers to initialise the field at all. Ben.
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