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SO_REUSEADDR should not be used on windows #1088
Originally reported by: Anonymous
The standard idiom of creating a socket with SO_REUSEADDR before binding, should not be done on windows. The meaning of this socket option is quite different on windows. On windows, the default behaviour is as though SO_REUSEADDR had been specified on unix.
And this documentaton on the flag and its windows specific colleagues:
Reported by firstname.lastname@example.org
@kyrias, flup is a third-party we don't control. It is an optional dependency.