socket.unbind or socket.unlisten? - socket.error: (48, 'Address already in use')

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at
Tue Jan 27 16:29:37 CET 2009

"Jean-Paul Calderone" <ex....n at> wrote:


> .......  Setting the
> SO_REUSEADDR flag on POSIX fixes this problem (don't set it on Windows,
> though).

Why not?  I have been merrily setting it, and I have not noticed anything weird.

- Hendrik

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