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From Alan Conway <acon...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (QPID-504) Dynamic port for automated tests.
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2007 13:34:57 GMT
On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 07:30 +0100, Mark Atwell wrote:
> bind(0) will give you an arbitrary port - which is what you want, but
> there's a slim danger of acquiring a port that another daemon (not currently
> running) explicitly requires. By allowing the specification of a range at
> least means you have some control to facilitate avoidance.
> Stuffed daemon goes perfectly with a fine Port (ho ho!)

Hee hee! I'm going to commit --print-port today, I'm not touching the
bind code. I think "--port 0 --print-port" is sufficient for most
testing needs, certainly for mine.

If you think port ranges are a worthwhile feature, mail me the text for
a new JIRA and I'll create it on your behalf.


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