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Re: [libvirt] [Spice-devel] RFC: spice-server default listen behaviour change



On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 12:44:04PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On 06/15/12 12:00, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 11:48:28AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> >>   Hi,
> >>
> >>> * new spice-server feature: add option to bind to a selected interface
> >>> regardless of its addresses
> >>
> >> How does that work?
> > 
> > I presume the client app would request    listen=eth0, and the QEMU
> > would have to call getifaddrs() to determine what IP addresses
> > currently correspond to eth0.
> 
> Ah, so there isn't a direct way I'm not aware of, you still bind to a
> specific ip address (or multiple), just specified in a different way ;)
> 
> Note that supporting this isn't going to work with a single listening
> socket.  Having ipv6 sockets accept ipv4 connects too works for wildcard
> sockets only.  If you want listening on all ip{v4,v6} addresses of an
> interface you'll need a listening socket for each.

Yeah, I'm almost certain you'll need to have multiple listening sockets
for this to work

Daniel
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