[svlug] Port 1480, pacerfourm.
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".
see shy jo
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