[docs] Socket server example fails on second and sucessive runs. Please set SO_REUSEADDR flag.

Sandro Tosi sandro.tosi at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 23:47:19 CEST 2011

Hi John,

On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 07:25, John Hall <johnhall2.0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The sockets example runs once because but fails on successive runs because a
> socket option flag that allows the port number to be readily reused again
> after the program closed is not set.
> http://docs.python.org/library/socket.html#example
> Solution:
> insert
> s.setsockopt(socket.SOL_SOCKET, socket.SO_REUSEADDR, 1)

thanks for your input: I've just filed
http://bugs.python.org/issue12781 to get this fixed.

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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