>>>>> "W" == William Sobel <wsobel / Barra.COM> writes:

W> I did not find any reference to the TIME_WAIT state issue. The only
W> case that Wright and Stevens alluded to was when two sockets were
W> connected to the same port but on two different IP addresses. As in
W> the case of telnet where one socket is attached to (192.163.1.25, 23)
W> and another socket is attached to (127.0.0.1, 23). This is allowed
W> only if SO_REUSEADDR is set.

 You can find it in the socket FAQ, for example at

  http://www.unixguide.net/network/socketfaq/4.5.shtml



Guy Decoux