[Tutor] Problem with python2.4.
keridee at jayco.net
Thu Dec 16 04:42:03 CET 2004
If you mean the "Internet Connection Firewall" thingy that you access from
the network connection options, then Nope, that's not the problem, because
Thanks for your help,
> Seeing this comment reminded me of some conversations I've seen in
> comp.lang.python recently. Apparently newer versions of IDLE create a
> subprocess to run user-code in (so that IDLE runs in a different
> interpreter than the code you type into IDLE), and communicates with
> that subprocess through sockets on the loopback interface (that is,
> the 'network connection' that connects only to itself). Overly
> aggressive firewall programs may block those socket operations.
> I'd check whether XP's built-in firewall is enabled, and if so, check
> whether it might be blocking connections to loopback / localhost /
> 127.0.0.1 (all of these indicate the same thing).
> Jeff Shannon
> Credit International
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