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Re: [Chicken-users] `tcp-connect' permanently blocks if connecting to a
Re: [Chicken-users] `tcp-connect' permanently blocks if connecting to a non-existing port
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 15:30:27 -0600
On Wed, 2006-08-23 at 18:53 -0500, Zbigniew wrote:
> I cannot reproduce this problem on Mac OS X 10.4.6, either.
> Version 2, Build 41 - macosx-unix-gnu-ppc - [ dload ptables applyhook ]
> #;1> (require-extension tcp)
> #;2> (tcp-connect "localhost" 5050)
> Error: (tcp-connect) can not create socket - Connection refused
I don't know about the internals of tcp-connect, but I wonder if the
machines Dmitry's hitting are running firewalls which simply discard
inbound packets, instead of explicitly rejecting the connection attempt.
If tcp-connect doesn't have a timeout, that might be the cause.