SO_REUSEPORT feature support in JDK 9 for socket communication

Mark Sheppard mark.sheppard at
Thu Oct 22 15:05:47 UTC 2015

the following JBS item exists:

search of windows documentation suggests that SO_REUSEPORT is still not 
an option

man setsockopt on Solaris shows it as an option, but without precise 
description of semantics


On 22/10/2015 14:33, Michael McMahon wrote:
> 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 
> types.
> I think a Java SE API would be fine if it is widely and consistently 
> implemented
> 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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