[Pharo-project] Socket listenOn: 0 & accept

drush66 davorin.rusevljan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 07:56:04 EDT 2012

Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote
> Most socket API's allow for the creation of a server socket on the next
> available port, often by specifying 0 instead of a port. When the socket
> is bound, one can retrieve the local port and let the client(s) know. I
> tried to do that in Pharo today, and these steps seem to work, by
> accepting an incoming connection gives a primitive failed.
> socket listenOn: 0.

I would say that: 

socket listen.

would be nicer interface than giving special meaning to number 0 in this

Davorin Rusevljan

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