socket.error: [Errno 98] Address already in use

cerr ron.eggler at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 20:32:43 CEST 2010


Hi There,

I get a socket error "[Errno 98] Address already in use" when i try to
open a socket that got closed before with close(). How come close()
doesn't close the socket properly?
My socket code :

  s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
  s.bind((host, port))
  s.listen(1)
...
...
...
  while loop:
    conn, addr = s.accept()
    while conn and loop:
...
...
...
	  conn.close()

Shouldn't that clean it all up properly?

Thanks for hints & suggestions!
Ron



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