[Tutor] problem with IDLE
simplebob at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 02:03:15 CET 2005
Not to be sound ignorant, but what port on local host would that be?
On 12/1/05, Liam Clarke-Hutchinson <Liam.Clarke-Hutchinson at business.govt.nz>
> IDLE uses localhost (a loopback port 127.0.0.1) to communicate with
> running scripts (so interrupt keys and debugging calls get passed etc.) It's
> a nice cross platform method of interprocess communication.
> So yeah, 127.0.0.1 is the one.
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> Hello list,
> I just got a Windows box up and running. When I go to use IDLE I get an
> error saying something along the lines of, "IDLE was unable to start you may
> need to shut off the firewall". Now when I shut the firewall off it starts
> up fine. So my question is, does IDLE try to access a port? if so, what
> port? I would like to be able to make rule so that I can keep the firewall
> running and have no problem starting IDLE.
> Thank you in advance,
> Daniel McQuay
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