names of other machines on local netwrok.
bill at bluewatermaritime.com
Sat Sep 19 10:43:23 EDT 2015
No one answered your question. I have noticed there are differences in the
way you ping an address when on windows or when on mac or unix. Livencode
has a nice hostAddressToName("127.0.0.1") and
Write something to ping it first before connecting too.
On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been using this from two different macs on the same network, but now
> that I've built for windows, I get the message "unable to to open
> servername.local Cannot translate address." I had to use the ip address.
> A machine named "fred" can be accessed as "fred.local" on unix, including
> mac. This isn't working under windows. Is it just "fred", or somehting
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