Re: IdIcmpClient problems

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Subject: Re: IdIcmpClient problems
Posted by:  Remy Lebeau (TeamB) (
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003

"Brandon Bernie" <brand…> wrote in message

> Basically 2 things are going wrong, first off is when i ping an
> invalid host the program will crash and hang while pinging.
> I am guessing it hangs and my app freezes because i have
> not created a separate thread but i have not tested this.  The
> second problem is that it will raise an exception class
> EIdSockError message with 'Socket Error # 11004'.

What you describe is exactly what it is supposed to be doing.  Just wrap the
pinging in a try...except block to catch the error.




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IdIcmpClient problems posted by Brandon Bernie on Mon, 13 Oct 2003