[ic] installation issue

Jon Jensen jon at endpoint.com
Wed Dec 30 20:34:21 UTC 2009

On Wed, 30 Dec 2009, Gert van der Spoel wrote:

> # When the above test fails, it may be due to your ISP or some other
> # mechanism blocking port 8786.
> should that be 8786 or 7786?
> as here it is 7786 http://icdevgroup.org/docs/glossary/link-program.html
> in test.pl it has: $ENV{MINIVEND_PORT} = 8786 unless defined

I'll see if I can help more with the installation problem on IRC, but the 
reason for port 8786 is that we don't want the test to conflict with an 
already-running Interchange listener on TCP port 7786, so Mike picked an 
arbitrary other port for the test.


Jon Jensen
End Point Corporation

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