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From: Gleb Natapov (glebn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-20 02:13:41


On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 11:24:24AM -0700, George Bosilca wrote:
> 1. I don't believe the OS to release the binding when we close the
> socket. As an example on Linux the kernel sockets are release at a
> later moment. That means the socket might be still in use for the
> next run.
>
This is not Linux specific. This is required by TCP RFC. Socket that
initiated close will remain in TIME_WAIT state for round-trip time.

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			Gleb.