ftplib connection fails with multiple nics

Sean DiZazzo half.italian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 21:04:49 CEST 2009

On Oct 19, 10:23 pm, Tim Roberts <t... at probo.com> wrote:
> Sean DiZazzo <half.ital... at gmail.com> wrote:
> >I'm trying to connect to an ftp site from a windows machine with two
> >nics going to two different networks, but I keep getting the below
> >exception:
> >Traceback (most recent call last):
> >  File "ftp.pyo", line 70, in connect
> >  File "ftp.pyo", line 17, in __init__
> >  File "ftplib.pyo", line 131, in connect
> >  File "socket.pyo", line 498, in create_connection
> >gaierror: [Errno 10093] getaddrinfo failed
> >I think it is because of the two nics, because the code runs fine on
> >other machines.  Any ideas on how to fix this?
> 10093 is WSANOTINITIALISED, implying that WSAStartup has not been called.
> Are you doing this in a thread?  Are these all the same version of the
> operating system?
> --
> Tim Roberts, t... at probo.com
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

The problem was that I was including "winsock.dll" and "ws2_32.dll" in
the py2exe package.  Once I removed them, the application could
connect fine.

Thank you both for your suggestions and help.


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