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From: Corinna Vinschen <>
Subject: Re: bind to multicast address fails
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 19:38:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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On May 13 13:36, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 04:55:17PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On May 13 16:19, Moritz Warning wrote:
> >> Hash: SHA256
> >> 
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> I try to bind a socket to a multicast address ( But it fails with an error:
> >> "Cannot assign requested address"
> >> 
> >> Is this not supported using Cygwin? I've added a simple test program in case someone wants
> >> to verify.
> >
> >It's a problem win the underlying Winsock (again).  Maybe this discussion
> >on stackoverflow helps you along:
> >
> >
> >
> >Right now I have no inclination to workaround this problem in Cygwin.
> >Maybe if you ping me again in a month or so.  Of course, patches are
> >always welcome...
> I think that the current consensus is that everyone is tired about
> excuses like "no inclination" or "no time" or "vacation" or "death in
> the family" or "newborn baby".  Frankly, I think if there is an issue
> you should be fixing it.  This issue has clearly been in the code for a
> long time and, although it probably doesn't work on MSYS2, that should
> be no excuse for not fixing it in Cygwin.

Yes, Sir, Officer, Sir!


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