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

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Sep 19 02:27:08 CEST 2010


In message <slrni9aiqt.dlt.grahn+nntp at frailea.sa.invalid>, Jorgen Grahn 
wrote:

> That's why Stevens recommends that all TCP servers use the
> SO_REUSEADDR socket option.

I don’t think I’ve ever used that. It seems to defeat a safety mechanism 
which was put in for a reason.



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