[mythtv] Proposed change to Network Communications

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Mar 8 00:18:14 UTC 2017

On 07/03/17 23:24, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 03/07/2017 05:26 PM, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
>> I think "Listen on all addresses" should use wildcard binds, that
>> way it doesn't matter what your ip addresses are.
>> Or did you do your test in a different way?
>> Regards
>> Stuart
> Yes - that will use a wildcard bind (QHostAddress::Any). That is what I
> used for my test. It allows IPV4 or IPV6 connections.
> Do you think the prompt should say "Listen on wildcard"? I Thought
> "Listen on all addresses" would be more meaningful to most people. The
> help text for it could explain in more detail.

Listen on all addresses makes far more sense.
Most people would have no idea what a wildcard bind is.


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