I wrote my own gopher server several years ago.
And it works fine for my own uses,
But I could not load
I could use
(the gopher protocol is very easy to use by hand).
I could use
But my client could not connect.
I finally dived into the problem and I found the issue—not all the addresses for
My code would call
getaddrinfo(), which returns a list of addresses,
and my code would just use the first one returned.
Only in the case for
raymii.org not all the addresses accept connections.
And that's an issue that I've never encountered before.
The fix was easy—attempt to connect to each address and return when the first one connects.
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