NetworkInterface doesn't see new InetAddress after they've been updated
Mon May 5 17:19:00 GMT 2003
> Please try it and tell me if its working for you.
Yes, it works. Thanks.
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From: "Michael Koch" <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Scott Gilbertson" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: NetworkInterface doesn't see new InetAddress after they've been
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Am Samstag, 3. Mai 2003 23:59 schrieb Tom Tromey:
> >>>>> "Scott" == Scott Gilbertson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Scott> I tried java.net.NetworkInterface.getByName() and
> Scott> getInetAddresses(), only to discover that the interfaces and
> Scott> addresses are cached (at least in the posix case), and
> Scott> therefore don't reflect the changes the user has made
> (possibly Scott> by enabling DHCP).
> Scott> Looking at the J2SDK 1.4.0 Javadoc, I don't see any
> indication Scott> of whether the caching is as-specified for this
> API. In my Scott> case, I'd be happier if it got a fresh set of IP
> addresses each Scott> time it was called.
> This seems reasonable to me.
> Maybe Michael Koch could comment though.
Yes Scott, I completely forgot about that when implementing this.
Attached is a patch which should solve this issue. Please try it and
tell me if its working for you.
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