[ntp:questions] Interface IP address Change.

kiran shirol kiran.shirol at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 07:01:39 UTC 2008


Thanks David for the clarification.

Kiran

"David Woolley" <david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid> wrote in message 
news:48687e61$0$78078$5a6aecb4 at news.aaisp.net.uk...
> kiran shirol wrote:
>>
>> Instead of using a polling approach, would it not be better we use a 
>> notification model, where in whenever there
>
> There is no direct event interface, because, when Berkeley sockets were 
> designed, interface addresses were fixed at system startup.  TCP was 
> designed for peer operation, which requires stable addresses, and DNS was 
> designed for very slow changes.
>
> What you are being told is that, on some operating systems, there is an 
> event interface for routing, which is dynamic, which provides enough 
> information to infer an interface address change. 





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