Re: IP Binding

From: John Evans (evansj@HI-LINE.NET)
Date: 11/16/97

On Sun, 16 Nov 1997, Daniel Koepke wrote:

> I can't imagine it being all that useful, but since it's rather
> insignifigant, I don't see why it shouldn't be added.  The trouble is
> in deciding how to implement it.  Just a config.c variable that
> contains the IP in dot-notation form?
>   /*
>    * set to NULL to use INADDR_ANY (bind to all IP addresses this
>    * server has), or set to the specific IP of this server that you
>    * want to bind to in dot-notation form (e.g., "")
>    */
>   char *bind_to = "";

I realize that this is probably a moot point, but what if someone has
their MUD sitting at home on a dial-up connection that has a different IP
everytime they dial in.

I know that a _real_ MUD wouldn't be like this, but wouldn't something
like this require a recompile with every dial-in?

John Evans <>

May the source be with you.

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