[olsr-dev] Bind to device an IPC socket

Sergio Cabrero Barros (spam-protected)
Wed Feb 21 13:14:07 CET 2007

I want to bind my socket to the same network Interface where the main olsrd 
socket is already binded. So, what i am looking for is a variable, accessible 
from my plugin, containing that interface name (ie: tap23)


On Wednesday 21 February 2007 11:51, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 11:16 +0100, Sergio Cabrero Barros wrote:
> [...]
> > Does anyone know how to Bind (SO_BINDTODEVICE) the IPC socket of a plugin
> > (ie: Dot draw) to the interface that is running olsrd? Just like the
> > olsrd socket do.
> If you want to bind it to an IP-address use the bind system call.
> The setsockopt() call with the above option can be found in the source
> somewhere - just grep for it.
> Or did I misunderstand the question and what you are trying to do?
> 	Bernd

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