SO_REUSEPORT feature support in JDK 9 for socket communication

Michael McMahon michael.x.mcmahon at
Thu Oct 22 13:33:10 UTC 2015

On 22/10/15 14:24, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 22/10/2015 14:04, Roger Riggs wrote:
>> Hi Sandhya,
>> The folks on net-dev at will be interested too.
> Yes, net-dev is the best list for this.
> One other thing to mention is the SocketOption interface and the 
> setOption/getOption methods. This allows for platform or JDK-specific 
> specific socket options, it also allows it to be implemented by the 
> NIO SocketChannel and friends.
> -Alan

and there is the API which extends this to the socket 

I think a Java SE API would be fine if it is widely and consistently 
across all the reference platforms and if it does not cause 
compatibility issues.

If it only works on some platforms then maybe could be the place 
for it.

- Michael

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