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

Dan Arico dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Wed Jul 8 19:41:50 MDT 2009

On Wednesday 08 July 2009 9:16:49 pm Wingware Support 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

FWIW, this is a 64-bit machine running OpenSUSE 11.1 and the updater works 

Dan Arico

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