Author James Crowther
Recipients James Crowther
Date 2017-03-02.23:36:55
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Currently I can't use socket to resolve host names to IP addresses. This is something critical to mine as well as other applications that run over networks. 
When I attempt to do the following:

import socket
socket.getaddrinfo(hostname, None)

or 

socket.gethostbyname(hostname)

I get 

socket.gaierror: [Errno 8] nodename nor servename provided, or not known.

This works perfectly on both linux kubuntu 16.0. and windows 7,10. 

Seems that the introduction of Yosemite might be the point at which this broke by doing a simple google search for "macos socket.gethostbyname gaierror".
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