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Date:	Wed, 25 Jan 2012 16:36:34 -0200
From:	Marcelo Leitner <>
To:	Flavio Leitner <>
CC:	netdev <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] tcp: bind() fix autoselection to share ports

On 01/25/2012 04:34 PM, Flavio Leitner wrote:
> The current code checks for conflicts when the application
> requests a specific port.  If there is no conflict, then
> the request is granted.
> On the other hand, the port autoselection done by the kernel
> fails when all ports are bound even when there is a port
> with no conflict available.
> The fix changes port autoselection to check if there is a
> conflict and use it if not.
> Signed-off-by: Flavio Leitner<>

Signed-off-by: Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <>
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