help needed: Error 10038 on socket

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Fri Apr 3 14:24:44 EDT 2009


Can these same users get results from the php page by going to this  
url into a browser?


On Apr 3, 2009, at 5:20 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:

> Hello, first of all I want to thank you all great list members who  
> were so
> patient and helpful with me questions and problems. On April 1st I  
> released
> my first real app with rev and without you I would have never  
> managed it, no
> way! Now it is in the market and as with all new products first  
> problems and
> bugs appear, though I had a 3month beta test phase of extensive tests.
> My most urgent problem is "error 10038 on socket" when trying to  
> execute:
> put url http//user:pw at myserverandpath/foo.php into result
> This php wants to connect to a mysql db. On most Win and Mac  
> machines my
> script runs without any problems, but now I get several customers  
> with this
> error and they cant start my app (because the result of this php is
> mandatory). I tried to switch off the firewall and anti virus with one
> privat customer and to route around a proxy server at a school  
> installation.
> But in booth cases the error remaind the same. Who refuses the  
> connection to
> my php? What does this socket problem tells me? Is there anything I  
> can code
> different?
> Has anybody an idea what is happening here and where a starting  
> point could
> be for further researches?

Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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