On Dec 26, 2003, at 6:17 PM, Richard Kilmer wrote:

> irb(main):002:0> Socket::getaddrinfo('192.168.1.100', 8081, 
> Socket::AF_UNSPEC, Socket::SOCK_STREAM,  0,  Socket::AI_PASSIVE)
> SocketError: getnameinfo: nodename nor servname provided, or not known
>         from (irb):2:in `getaddrinfo'
>         from (irb):2
>

Same problem posted in RubyTalk # 84909

http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/84909

Darn, I wish I/we would have caught this before 1.8.1...this really 
creates problems on OS X w/networking libraries.