[tpm] IO::Socket::INET listening on the 2nd ip address

Uri Guttman uri at StemSystems.com
Tue Feb 8 08:22:05 PST 2011

>>>>> "AS" == Antonio Sun <antoniosun at lavabit.com> writes:

  AS>  $sock = new IO::Socket::INET (  LocalHost => '',
  AS>                                 LocalPort => '80',
  AS>                                 Proto => 'tcp',
  AS>                                 Listen => 30,
  AS>                                 Reuse => 1);

don't use the indirect call of new Class. make it Class->new().

also you don't need all of those options as several are
defaulted. proto, reuse are defaulted as you set them.

  AS> which will fail because my port 80 on localhost is used by web server. 
  AS> How can I change the code to listen on the 2nd ip address? 

  AS> I.e., my current IP address is, it is
  AS> also accessible at I want that
  AS> visiting will land to my normal web server, while
  AS> visiting will be handled by the code above. 

kind of obvious. you set localhost to the ip you want. that binds the
listen socket to that and the port pair which is unique on your box.


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