invalid ip addr on hg serve

Adrian Buehlmann adrian at
Thu Mar 27 11:01:36 CDT 2008

On 27.03.2008 13:58, TK Soh wrote:
> Thanks to everyone on helping to clarify this. I'd suppose relatively
> few users have more than one network card? ;-)

FYI, a single network card gives you at least two network interfaces:

(1) - loopback or localhost
(2) your IP address on your local network

Most OS (including WinXP and FreeBSD) additionally allow you to assign
*multiple* regular IP addresses for the same physical interface. Which
gives you even more logical network interfaces for a computer with
a single network card.

The term "interface" used in "hg help serve" does not refer to
physical interfaces.

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