Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> Tom Gilbert wrote:
> > * Giuseppe Bilotta (bilotta78 / hotpop.com) wrote:
> > > Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Still aborts saying that the requested address was not valid for the 
> > > > context.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > I upgraded to 0.9.6 but still the same error. I don't even understand 
> > > *who* is giving the error ...
> > 
> > Sounds like the socket libraries. Wanna paste the entire text of the
> > error?
> 
> C:\TOOLS\net\rbot-0.9.6>rbot
> ./rbot/ircbot.rb:240:in `connect': failed to connect to IRC server at 
> irc.azzurra.net 6667: The requested address is not valid in its 
> context. - "connect(2)" (RuntimeError)
>         from ./rbot/ircbot.rb:252:in `mainloop'
>         from C:\TOOLS\net\rbot-0.9.6\rbot.rb:62
> 
> C:\TOOLS\net\rbot-0.9.6>

Ok. /etc/host MUST contain the reverse DNS for the server. If it 
contains

213.203.143.52	irc.azzurra.net

rbot manages to connect.

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Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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