[Haskell-cafe] Problem running the ping example from "Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell"

Thomas Koster tkoster at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 01:34:11 UTC 2015

On Dec 11, 2015 1:15 AM, "s nedunuri" <ss.nedunuri at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello I am trying out the examples in Chapter 14 of the book, and was able
> to install and build the parconc-examples package fine. However when I try
> running the (very first example) ping program I get the following error:
> ping.exe: bind: failed (Cannot assign requested address

On 11 December 2015 at 21:43, Atze van der Ploeg <atzeus at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds like the requested port is already taken. Try changing the port
> number

Atze, I think you're thinking of WSAEADDRINUSE.

S, the error sounds like the program is trying to bind a socket to a
non-existent or invalid address or port. If the program gets its
configuration for these things from command line arguments, config
files or environment variables, I would check there first.

Thomas Koster

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