[wingide-users] Unable to connect to wingware.com.

Bill Zingler billzingler at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 19:33:44 MDT 2009


Thanks for the prompt support!!

I added an entry to /etc/hosts and that works.

Thanks,

Bill

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com>wrote:

> Bill Zingler wrote:
>
>> I am able to run Wing IDE, but it has the following complaint when
>> checking for updates:
>>
>> "Unable to connect to wingware.com <http://wingware.com>.  Please check
>> your network connection and try again."
>>
>
> We've had reports of DNS failures on some x64 linux distributions, but have
> never been able to reproduce it.  The manual option for activation should
> work or you can add an entry to /etc/hosts for wingware.com  I suspect its
> a bug in the x32 version of the C library on x64 systems that is only
> triggered under certain conditions.
>
> Cheers,
>
> John
>



-- 
Bill Zingler
Zingler & Associates, Inc.
(443) 822-4857
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