[svlug] Port 1480, pacerfourm.

Joey Hess joey at kitenet.net
Sat May 27 00:51:23 PDT 2000


Chris Waters wrote:
> 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.

Yep, that's what I meant when I said "first-come, first-served".

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