On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 04:58:09AM +0900, John Platte wrote:
> I'm getting delays making TCP connections to "localhost" on our OS X 
> box.
> 
> >irb(main):003:0> TCPSocket.open("localhost", 1234)

Did you try using 127.0.0.1 instead of localhost? Maybe Roundevous (included
in OSX >= 10.1) tries to resolve localhost on the local network (using
multicast dns), instead of looking it up in the netinfo database...

greetings, Florian Pflug