socket.gethostbyaddr( os.environ['REMOTE_ADDR'] error

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Jan 9 21:08:35 EST 2012

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos at> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
>> Point to note: The inverse operation, getting IP addresses from names,
> so socket.gethostbyaddr(os.environ['REMOTE_ADDR'])[0] is the 0th element
> of the tuple, i.e. the *name* that is returned.

Correct, I was drawing a noteworthy parallel with the inverse - gethostbyname.


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