• Bug
  • Status: Open
  • 2 Major
  • Resolution:
  • prodmgmt
  • Reporter: tgautier
  • March 27, 2008
  • 0
  • Watchers: 1
  • March 19, 2010


seems our default ip address to connect to is to determine the ip address of some interface, rather than use localhost (or

This can be problematic on a laptop when it switches network - localhost doesn’t go away, but the presence or absence of external networking can cause the systems to be dependent on external networking, even when it’s not being used.


Fiona OShea 2008-03-27

Possibly related to…To be reviewed

Fiona OShea 2008-03-28

add a reasonable error message if localhost cannot be found –

Gary Keim 2008-03-28

I think what Taylor is suggesting is that we change host=”%i” to host=”localhost” in all the samples. I don’t see a reason not to do this.

Fiona OShea 2008-03-31

From Tim I could have sworn we made them all “%i” so that demos could run multi-machine without changes.