urllib.urlopen fails in Emacs

Wojtek Walczak gminick at bzt.bzt
Fri Sep 26 12:21:58 CEST 2008


On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 02:23:18 -0600, Iain Dalton wrote:
> In Emacs, using run-python,
>
>     import urllib
>     urllib.urlopen('http://www.google.com/')
>
> results in this traceback:
...
>     IOError: [Errno socket error] (111, 'Connection refused')
>
> It works fine from the command line.  Why is this happening?

I can't answer your question, since I don't use emacs,
but it looks like emacs has some kind of built in firewall.

;-)

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Regards,
Wojtek Walczak,
http://tosh.pl/gminick/



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