Re: Multicast on loopback?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 18:12:09 EST

> locally over the loopback interface. This does not work without adding a
> bogus route statement to get the kernel to hand up the packets from
> loopback to my waiting application.

The multicast ABI includes the ability to toggle loopback of multicast
datagrams. Use the socket options instead

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