socket already in use error on server

fatmck fatmck at
Thu Jun 20 05:38:09 CEST 2013

SO_REUSEADDR will not allow you listen twice at the same time. you will 
get an error of EADDRINUSE when you try to listen a second time on the 
same address.

SO_REUSEADDR only allow you to reuse the address after you close the 
socket immediatelly.

? 2013?06?20? 11:29, Neeraj Rai ??:
> I forgot to mention,
> SO_REUSEADDR is not an option for me as I don't want two instances 
> running at the same time.
>  thanks
> Neeraj
> Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:58:55 +0800
> From: fatmck <fatmck at <mailto:fatmck at>>
> To: libev at <mailto:libev at>
> Subject: Re: socket already in use error on server
> Message-ID: <51C261DF.10305 at <mailto:51C261DF.10305 at>>
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> you can google SO_REUSEADDR socket option. this option will allow you
> reuse the address.

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