[vdr] [Patch] Allow to limit SVDRP port to given IP

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 17:56:33 CET 2010


2010/1/9 Manuel Reimer <Manuel.Reimer at gmx.de>:
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>> Datum: Sat, 09 Jan 2010 11:25:29 +0100
>> Von: Olaf Titz <olaf at bigred.inka.de>
>> An: vdr at linuxtv.org
>> Betreff: Re: [vdr] [Patch] Allow to limit SVDRP port to given IP
>
>> But how about this much simpler solution: if svdrphosts.conf is
>> missing or empty, bind to localhost only. (And perhaps supply a sample
>> svdrphosts.conf with all lines commented out.)
>
> In both cases it's required to parse the information in some way. As VDR already has a class to parse the file, I'll try to create a new function in there, for example with the name "LocalhostOnly" or something like this. I don't think that it's much difference, if I match for "only contains comments" or "only contains comments or 127.0.0.1". If I just match for "file missing or empty (zero bytes)", then a file with just comments is not empty even if VDR threats it as empty! Maybe it even blocks local connections, as the empty file doesn't have the whitelisting entry for 127.0.0.1!
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> CU
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> Manuel
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I would prefer bind to interface option, if not specified when called
by command line parameter then only bind to lo interface. Some guys
require plugins that also adds svdrp commands for vdr networked
clients, and remote menus etc..



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