win95, python, test_socket...crash

Harry George hgg9140 at seanet.com
Tue May 30 00:26:10 CEST 2000


Thanks.  That was it.

Aleksey Kishkin <ax at infocentr.ru> writes:

> Harry George wrote:
> > 
> > [I looked in dejanews, but all the socket queries are way beyond where
> > I'm stuck.]
> > 
> > I have a win95 machine which is samba'd to a linux box.  I'm trying to
> > learn to do python on win95 (COM et al).  First step is to get it
> > running.  py152.exe went ok; then win32all-128.exe.  python,
> > pythonwin, icons in the explorer all ok.  Able to edit and run simple
> > hello, worlds.
> > 
> > Then in the interpreter I tried:
> >   import test.autotest
> > It ran ok (with lots of skipped optionals), but test_socket crashed
> > with socket.error "host not found"
> 
> I had the same error. As far as I understood my  computer didn't know
> about his name.. ;-) I made the  file "c:\windows\hosts" , that
> contained one row:
> 
> 128.0.0.1 localhost
> 
> and after reboot all worked fine..
> > 
> > Of course this could be a non-python win95 setup issue, but with
> > tcp/ip running ok (samba, ftp, ping, etc.), I'm wondering if there is
> > a python-specific issue.  Any ideas?
> > 
> > --
> > Harry George
> > hgg9140 at seanet.com
> 
> Alexei Kichkine (http://infocentr.ru/~ax)

-- 
Harry George
hgg9140 at seanet.com



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