[svlug] Port 1480, pacerfourm.
xtifr at dsp.net
Fri May 26 12:51:55 PDT 2000
Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> writes:
> begin Joey Hess quotation:
> > Last I checked, ports above 1024 were first-come, first-served.
> Yes, but 1480/tcp had already _been_ first-served, and was so listed in
> the IANA-maintained Registered Ports list. "The IANA registers uses of
> these ports as a convenience to the community", to quote the list.
Well, I just checked, and gnome-session is definitely not hardwired to
1480. On my laptop, for example, it's using 1025/tcp. I suspect that
it chooses a free port at random, or something.
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