[Mongrel] OSX requires sudo for using ports < 1024
jarkko at jlaine.net
Thu Nov 16 15:01:35 EST 2006
On 16.11.2006, at 19.37, Matt Pelletier wrote:
> Mongrel runs without sudo on all other ports > 1024 otherwise.
> Anyone have the reason that these ports require sudo?
I think it is pretty common to require sudo to run on privileged
ports. I guess it might be because otherwise any user could start
acting as the web server in the internet (assuming the port is not
blocked by a firewall).
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