[ntp:hackers] What does "interface listen wildcard" do?

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sat Jul 13 02:37:56 UTC 2013


philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com said:
> You can't refuse the packet: it's a stateless connection.

"State" is a fuzzy word in this context.  How much state do you need?  UDP 
doesn't have sequence numbers, but the receiver does have the whole packet so 
it can send something back to the sender to say "didn't work".  I'd call that 
"refused".

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