[slime-devel] Re: Why is Slime trying to open port 0?

Dirk Gerrits dirk at dirkgerrits.com
Sun Feb 8 22:25:36 UTC 2004

Helmut Eller wrote:
> As Macro explained, port 0 just means let the OS select a random port.
> The problem is not the port number, but the IP address of the
> interface. (CMUCL's error message is bit misleading here.)  SLIME used
> to bind the socket to the interface "localhost", which is usually the
> loopback device  Apparently this is not the case in your
> configuration.

Ah thanks for the quick response guys. It's working again!

I thought SLIME was broken, when I had actually fouled up my 
/etc/network/interfaces. Sorry!

Embarrassed-ly yours,

Dirk Gerrits

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