[sylpheed:32555] Re: connection error vs dns lookup error

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Fri Aug 8 21:33:21 JST 2008

On Fri, 8 Aug 2008 13:24:53 +0100
Godwin Stewart <gstewart at bonivet.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Aug 2008 08:14:19 -0400, Robert Wolfe <robert.wolfe at voyager.net>
> wrote:
> > If you know the IP address of mail.blastwave.org, then try replacing 
> > mail.blastwave.org in your Sylpheed configuration with the IP address.
> I don't think that was Attila's point. The point was that sylpheed gives a
> misleading error message in this situation, when a domain name doesn't
> resolve.

That was exactly what i meant. Accessing a host by IP or different hostname
isn't a problem, i just have to know that the DNS lookup fails.

			Attila Kinali

A strange game.
The only winning move is not to play.
			-- Joshua, WarGames

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