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Re: [perl #116433] Get IO::Socket::IP into core for seemless v4/v6support

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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
May 1, 2013 21:45
Re: [perl #116433] Get IO::Socket::IP into core for seemless v4/v6support
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On Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:23:44 -0500
"Craig A. Berry" <> wrote:

> I did more or less get to the bottom of the 11sockopts.t failure,
> which is that the failing tests requires elevated privileges.  Here's
> a snippet of a debug session showing where things go south:
> If you put "setsockopt broadcast privilege" into your favorite
> search engine, you'll see that broadcast has been a privileged
> operation for various systems at various times.  We could put in a
> skip for this test, but I don't know how necessary this feature is to
> the functioning of IO::Socket::IP.

Oh it's totally ancilliary; if this doesn't work on VMS it's quite
simple to skip the test.

I'm curious to know though - is this a new failure since 0.21, or has
it existed for a while? I'm not really aware of anything I changed
since 0.21 that would cause this.

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
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