"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Tue Dec 9 18:33:05 UTC 2014

On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 11:16:54AM -0700, Pete Travis wrote:
> But seriously, there's an implication in this thread that there will be
> work happening to give stuff a path to ask for an open port.  Where can we
> follow along with that effort? Starting with, say, how I might change
> `nikola runserver` or `django-admin runserver` to ask for the port, and
> ending with the resulting UI that asks me for approval?

The functionality for a program to ask for an open port already
exists.  It is called bind(2).

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