Re: perl stoped tcpip? (1.3.34)

Johan Myreen (
Thu, 19 Oct 1995 09:12:50 +0200 (EET)

On Tue, 17 Oct 1995, Todd Fries wrote:

> Then I found something that is still puzzling me. I have
> this perl popscript I use to grab my mail with, and it
> has never failed me before. I have traced the problem
> down to where it connects the socket (it opens the
> socket, binds the socket, and when it goes to
> connect the socket, it just hangs..)

I have exactly the same problem. I can also use 'telnet host 110' to read
my mail, but that isn't very convenient. According to strace, the perl
script hangs in the connect syscall.

> I am at a loss as to what I should be checking,
> perhaps I should re-complile perl? It is version
> 5.01m, if that helps anybody.

I'm still using perl version 4.? (Can't check the exact version number
right now.)

Johan Myreen