[New-bugs-announce] [issue27929] asyncio.AbstractEventLoop.sock_connect brooken for AF_BLUETOOTH
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Thu Sep 1 09:59:55 EDT 2016
New submission from Robert Jordens:
Since 3.5.2 sock_connect() tries to be smart and resolves addresses for you if they fail a socket.inet_pton() check. But inet_pton() only supports AF_INET(6) and does not work for other address families that socket otherwise supports just fine (e.g. AF_BLUETOOTH).
Before 3.5.2, in order to happily use bluetooth sockets with asyncio, you could just do:
sock = socket.socket(family=socket.AF_BLUETOOTH, type=socket.SOCK_STREAM,
addr = "00:12:34:56:78:99"
yield from loop.sock_connect(sock, (addr, 1))
This is a regression.
components: Argument Clinic
nosy: Robert.Jordens, larry
title: asyncio.AbstractEventLoop.sock_connect brooken for AF_BLUETOOTH
versions: Python 3.5, Python 3.6
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