Forget that. I found a sol'n: ruby-talk:22493

Sorry for the noise.

Barry

> 
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I'm using Ruby 1.6.6 (Andy's version) on Win NT 4 SP5 or 6, 
> and Win XP.
> I wrote a simple TCP server with the following accept loop:
> 
>     def accept_loop
>     	session = nil
>     	req = ''
>     	while(session = @server.accept)
>     	   p Socket.getnameinfo(session.getpeername)
>       	   req = session.read(200)
>       	   verify_request(req)
>       	   session.write(@reply)
> 	       session.close
>     	end
>     end
> 
> The 'p' statement is there because I want to get the 
> foreign/remote ip and
> port
> of the socket connection. But getnameinfo(getpeername) does 
> not work for me.
> I 
> get the following error after a connection is made:
> -----8<--------8<-----------------------------------------------
> encotoneserver.rb:24:in `getnameinfo': getnameinfo: address family for
> hostname
> not supported. (SocketError)
>         from encotoneserver.rb:24:in `accept_loop'
>         from encotoneserver.rb:40
> -----8<--------8<-----------------------------------------------
> What is the right way to get the foreign ip and port?
> 
> Barry
>