[plt-scheme] Re: can't connect to PLaneT on Windows XP machine

From: Andy LeClair (andy.leclair at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Jul 31 16:16:24 EDT 2009

I've been having the same error on Windows XP.  Is the solution to
just reboot?  I get the error when trying to connect to PlaneT and
when trying to run the webserver using web-start/insta on port 80.

On Jul 29, 10:33 pm, Gregg Williams <spa... at innerpaths.net> wrote:
> I'm trying to get PLT Scheme to work on a Windows XP machine, and I
> can't add needed modules from PLaneT. When I do so in the customary
> way, I get the following error:
> ---
> require: PLaneT could not download the requested package: tcp-connect:
> connection to planet.plt-scheme.org, port 80 failed (at step 4: An
> operation was attempted on something that is not a socket.; errno=
> 10038) in: (planet lizorkin/ssax:2:0/ssax)
> ---
> I've looked both on the web and on this mailing list and didn't find
> anything useful. I did however learn from one page to check to see
> whether port 80 is being used by other software. I checked, using the
> Windows command-line utility netstat, which showed no sign of any
> "active connection" using port 80.
> I also consulted Internet web pages telling me how to open port 80, as
> well as checking my antivirus software for possible conflicts; neither
> of these helped.
> Anybody got any ideas? Thanks.
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