> I have been trying to get CLISP socket-server to work on OSF1 4.0e, with
> little success. It seems that bind() always fails if an interface address
> is supplied. However, if INADDR_ANY is supplied (the socket is bound to
> all interfaces) then socket-server works as intended. I am not a socket
> guru, so I don't know if there is a reason not to use INADDR_ANY, but I
> think it would be convenient if it was at least an option. Proposed
> modification to socket-server interface:
> (defun socket-server (&optional port-or-stream bind-to-any)
> "If first optional argument PORT-OR-STREAM is NIL, SOCKET-SERVER works
> as if it hadn't been supplied (port is chosen at random)."
> This wouldn't break any existing code.
> What do you think?